about big flv files

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Jun 16 12:15:22 CEST 2008

In message <7ab169e90806160307w778fb06ay1eb92b19d6e17ad1 at mail.gmail.com>, "chen
 xiaoyong" writes:

>Hey guys,
>  I'm thinking about big flv files in varnishd. Now,many web sites support
>video, Typically,  these files more than 5M.

There is no intrinsic limit on object size in varnish, but it is not
particular geared towards such use.  The major stumbling block is that
Varnish will fetch the entire file from the backend before starting
transmission to the client.

>  I don't konw what's better ..  split file in function fetch_straight ?
>or do nothing , set up tcp parameters?

I'm not sure I understand what you're trying to say here ?

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