O'Reilly Network: Using Squid on Intermittent ConnectionsAug 05, 2001, 18:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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Dialup connections can be frustrating. Squid, a very popular piece of 'net caching software does a lot to cut bandwidth demands, but it isn't built for dialups. This article shows how to change that:
"One of the more frequent requests on the Squid mailing lists is for help configuring Squid to operate well on dial-up or demand-dial networks. Offline mode will function for some of these networks, but is far from ideal. Unfortunately many of the features of Squid's offline mode appear to have largely vanished during the development of the Squid 2.x series. In the 2.3 STABLE 4 version, the offline mode has nearly no effect at all.
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