On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Diego Ariel Dasso wrote:

> I have a Red Hat 9 with squid 2.5 and the cpu usage is often around 90-95%, we
> have around 300 users, its normal?

Sounds a bit much to me.

> i thought it was, then i read this....
> we have a pentium III 500 mhz with 256 mb of memory running squid...

Ok. Quite much powers.

Key factor to determine what is normal is the number of requests/s and the
bandwidth usage. Number of users is not a good measure as it is very
dependend on what these users are...