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I added installed latest squid3 in front of apache as reverse proxy. The problem is that it gives always tcp_miss, in fact I have not yet found a single TCP_HIT message in the log file, and most of the content is static. Relevant config values for cache_dir and refresh_pattern are default ones, directory /var/spool/squid3 exists and has some files/folders. I have 100+G free storage, but reconfigure gives warning "WARNING cache_mem is larger than total disk cache space!", which does not make any sense to me.

I have googled a lot and seen with similar problems, but none of them has helped.

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Can you pastebin your config? /etc/squid3/squid.conf Did you actually create the cache_dir's or were they already there? (squid3 -z etc). Is this still a problem? Do you have any always_direct directives? Have a look at: nixforums.org/viewtopic.php?p=927998#927998 –  Grizly Feb 26 '13 at 9:04

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If you don't explicitly set cache_mem to a value higher than the cache_dir MBytes param (the first value after the path string), then you'll get this message:

WARNING cache_mem is larger than total disk cache space!

Here's what I used, which doesn't throw the warning:

cache_dir aufs /var/spool/squid 1024 16 256
cache_mem 1 GB

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