babar haq wrote:

> I have fixed the cache to 5000 mb but it still goes up to 6.2G.


> restarting squid show this:


> 2004/04/07 00:58:31| Cache dir '/cache1' size remains unchanged at 5120000
> KB


5120000 KB < 5000 MB, so no problem there.

> Can somebody help me find out whats going on???


Probably swap.state is pushing you up to 6.2 GB - see this FAQ:

http://www.squid-cache.org/Doc/FAQ/FAQ-4.html#ss4.14

Adam