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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Oops!
Date Tue, 09 Jul 1996 20:59:02 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 9 Jul 1996, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > Hmmm ... Apache plus a badly behaved CGI has just completely taken out one of
> > my machines. To such an extent that I can't log in or run any commands (too
> > many processes). The CGI doesn't fork, so I'm a little bemused here. Any
> > thoughts?
> 
> Random curiosity - if the machine is so gone that you can't run any
> commands, how do you know that it's Apache and the CGI script that did it?

Hmmm ... because its only the second time I've had to reboot it since
installation (several months ago), and the first time was about 10 minutes
before it got taken out, so there was bugger all else running. The first reboot
was also prompted by a similar experience.

Cheers,

Ben.


> 
> -- Alexei Kosut <akosut@organic.com>            The Apache HTTP Server 
>    http://www.nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us/~akosut/      http://www.apache.org/
> 

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