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From Paul Sutton <>
Subject Re: Apache 1.1.1 after 16 days
Date Tue, 27 Aug 1996 15:37:58 GMT
On Tue, 27 Aug 1996, Alexei Kosut wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Aug 1996, Michael Smith wrote:
> > I have had apache 1.1.1 running on our solaris 2.5 machine for 16 days
> > without it going down.  Below is the output from /status.  As you can
> > see (by looking at the SS column) there are quite a few connections
> > which are still up but look like they've been just sitting around for a
> > few days (I have TimeOut 1200 set in httpd.conf).  What is the meaning
> > of this - is it my fault (oh please tell me it's not!), or is it
> > something in the server?
> It's something in the server. We've seen it around occasionally, and no
> one really knows why. Somehow, the parent is losing touch with its
> children. They die, but without clearing their slots in the scoreboard.
> Hopefully, someone will fix it one of these days.

Isn't this fixed with the BROKEN_WAIT stuff? It was reported on IRIX and
setting #define BROKEN_WAIT gets children reaped every 60 seconds or so.
Perhaps this needs setting on Solaris 2 as well?

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