On Sat, 1 May 2004 17:13:30 +0530
"Davinder Sachdeva" wrote:
>type the following command as root on the machine
>ps -A|grep squid
>This command will show u all the instances of squid running.
>If u wish to kill the process, u will need to issue the
>kill -9
>If the connections are active, it will take some time before
>squid process
>can actually get killed.

I did not mean just that.

I want to know how does squid determine whether it (squid) has
been already launched? If you will try to launch squid while
another copy is running, you will see: "squid is running". How
does squid guess ?