Squid wont start after update?

Cameron Simpson cs at zip.com.au
Wed Dec 19 22:51:02 UTC 2007

On 19Dec2007 17:28, Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin at wildblue.net> wrote:
> Ok, I fixed the line in squid.conf and then:
> squid -z
> FATAL: Could not determine fully qualified hostname.  Please set 
> 'visible_hostname'

That's fine. Add it. For example, here's one of mine:

  visible_hostname zoob.cskk.homeip.net

> I think the configuration file is hopelessly messed up and it's comprised 
> of a "zillion" lines!
> I think the best thing to do is yum remove squid and hope that it gets 
> everything, then reinstall squid.

That would probably work, but it would lose your upstream cache
configurations etc.

Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> DoD#743

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