proxy_cache_path's max_size being violated/ignored
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Mon Apr 8 15:46:55 UTC 2013
We setup some nginx instances a few months ago in order to serve up/cache
video content. Recently, we've noticed that there is *severe* cache overrun
-- on the order of 1TB + per cache directory.
It seems like proxy_cache_path is entirely ignoring the max_size value
specified in the config.
Here's the config as it stands:
The actual cache size on-disk is ~1.1-1.4TB rather than the expected 320GB.
I'm at a loss after having asked for days on end in the #nginx channel on
Did I pooch the config? Is the nginx cache loader unable to keep up with the
incoming data rate? Is the max_size value arbitrarily ignored for some
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