Cachefile full

Jaap van Arragon j.vanarragon at
Wed Sep 22 16:13:28 CEST 2010

Is there a way to see why Varnish stopped accepting and/or serving images
from his cache file?


On 9/21/10 9:39 AM, "Per Buer" <perbu at> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 9:30 AM, Jaap van Arragon <j.vanarragon at>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Last Friday we¹ve experienced a serious problem with Varnish. We cache a lot
>> of images for our costumers and last Friday we saw that the varnish server
>> wouldn¹t serve any images. Is it possible that our 10 GB cachefile is full?
>> Doesn¹t Varnish, when it reach it¹s limit (10GB), just throw out the oldest
>> images present in the cache file?
> Yes. It does. There are some counters showing the LRU (last-recently-used, the
> algorithm that is used to decide what to kick out) 
> at work - "varnishstat -1 |grep lru" shoud show you something.

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