nginx cache loader process

Andrew Alexeev andrew at
Thu Jul 4 05:42:55 UTC 2013

On Jul 4, 2013, at 4:57 AM, "badtzhou" <nginx-forum at> wrote:

> We have several hundred Gs of file cached using nginx. Every time we
> restarted nginx, the cache loader process will appear and server load will
> go super high and respond very slowly.
> Looks like cache loader process is very I/O intensive and take a long time
> to finish. Is there anyway to get around the problem?

Did you try loader_* parameters for proxy_cache_path?

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