httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Aram Mirzadeh <...@qosina.com>
Subject WWW Form Bug Report: "Apache 1.0.3 httpd dies randomly" on Linux
Date Thu, 18 Apr 1996 21:06:21 GMT

No ack. 


>Return-Path: nobody@hyperreal.com
>From: ivs@aa.net
>To: awm@qosina.com
>Date: Thu Apr 18 11:58:14 1996
>Subject: WWW Form Bug Report: "Apache 1.0.3 httpd dies randomly" on Linux
>
>Submitter: ivs@aa.net
>Operating system: Linux, version: 
>Extra Modules used: 
>URL exhibiting problem: 
>
>Symptoms:
>--
>This problem has been posted several times to
>apachessl-users@c2.org, but I thought you might be
>interested as well.
>
>We are running Apache-SSL 1.0.3 + SSLeay 0.5.1b
>(called Stronghold by c2.org).  Several people have
>reported that the _httpd_ process dies at random
>times.  I have experienced this 3 times, ranging
>from 8 hours to 15 days after the process was 
>started.  
>
>All of the CHILDREN httpd processes die off, but 
>the PARENT httpd process still runs.  However, it
>won't fork off any new children (won't accept any
>connections), and a HUP doesn't cut it either.  I
>have to KILL it and then start it again.
>
>There are no indications in the error log as to the
>cause, nor can I find any correlation between what
>is running on the server and when httpd dies.
>
>I am running Linux 1.2.13 on a Pentium 133MHz with
>32MB of memory.  I have no other big processes 
>running other than the web server.   Although I
>am running both httpd and httpsd (and the httpsd
>continues to function normally, even after the 
>httpd children have died), others have reported
>the same problem and they were NOT running httpd.
>
>I realize how difficult it is to find/debug/fix 
>such a random problem, so I have resorted to a 
>crontab entry which checks for multiple httpd
>processes and kills and restarts it if it finds 
>less than 2 of them running.
>
>Thanks.
>--
>
>Backtrace:
>--
>
>--
>
--
Aram W. Mirzadeh, MIS Manager, Qosina Corporation
http://www.qosina.com/~awm/, awm@qosina.com
Apache httpd server team http://www.apache.org



Mime
View raw message