[Linux4christians] Setting up Squid on Kubuntu
David.Hawke at ppfort.net
Thu Jun 22 16:53:42 EDT 2006
Warren Sanders wrote:
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> Michael Hipp wrote:
>>> From: "David Hawke" <David.Hawke at ppfort.net>
>>> or ...
>>> find yourself an older desktop system - eg HP small form factor systems
>>> or an older Vectra VL - they are almost silent (actually anything
>>> PII 400 / 64Mb RAM is more than sufficient - it can cope with much more
>>> traffice than that.
>> Are you sure that's enough horsepower to run squid and a content
> filter? I've always heard such needs quite a bit more than a simple
>> Just asking. I don't run one myself.
> I run Smoothwall on a PII MMX 200 / 64MB RAM and I have squid, dhcp,
> and firewalling on it just fine. Currently nothing is swapping
> either. BUT, when I run Dansguardian it maxes out the CPU and memory
> gets throttled. I can definitely feel the hit when browsing. So
> unfortunately I can't use that homebrew feature.
PII 400 - firewall + squid without a problem
If you want to add dansguardian, then I'd be looking at a PIII 800 or
better - with maybe 128Mb RAM
> I've been doing some research the past week and found a great mini-itx
> site and seriously looking into picking up one of these:
> (for use as a backup server however). They also have pre-built
> m0n0wall boxes using the same hardware.
These sorts of boxes are in short supply here (NZ) - so you tend to
build your own which is expensive, or look at someone's discards. And of
course if you are biased towards building your own config for server
environments :-) ...
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> Warren Sanders
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