Long wait for first byte

Martin Boer martin.boer at bizztravel.nl
Fri Oct 8 13:28:50 CEST 2010

Hello Alex,

Short version; it is and you can't.
The developers are aware that this is an issue for some people but I 
can't remember if there is a workaround.


On 10/08/2010 12:58 PM, Alex Hooper wrote:
> Hi,
> We have a 128MB zip file behind varnish which, when it has expired 
> from cache or when I add magic headers to force a PASS, produces a 
> long delay between request and first byte. Is varnish waiting to 
> retrieve the whole object before starting to send it to the client? If 
> so, can I modify that behaviour?
> Many thanks,
> Alex.

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