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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Keep Alive Timeout does not work on server." on Solaris 2.x (fwd)
Date Fri, 22 Nov 1996 16:34:25 GMT
Rob Hartill wrote:
> 
> 
> Keepalive is triggered only when the browser agrees, right ?
> 
> Anyone know what's he's talking about then ?

Ah! I knew there was something missing off the list. The logic of timeouts
seems to be somewhat screwed - keepalive timeouts may be used at the wrong
moments, it seems to me. Whether this is what is being talked about here I
don't know...

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> ----- Forwarded message from dvella@kemmunet.net.mt -----
> 
> Message-Id: <199611221127.DAA22726@taz.hyperreal.com>
> From: dvella@kemmunet.net.mt
> To: apache-bugs%apache.org@organic.com
> Date: Fri Nov 22  3:27:47 1996
> Subject: WWW Form Bug Report: "Keep Alive Timeout does not work on server." on Solaris
2.x
> 
> Submitter: dvella@kemmunet.net.mt
> Operating system: Solaris 2.x, version: 
> Version of Apache Used: apache 1.1.1
> Extra Modules used: mod_proxy mod_php
> URL exhibiting problem: 
> 
> Symptoms:
> --
> When the Keep-Alive directive is enabled, many browsers
> (probably those that don't support it) are not
> timd out.  Since there are many of these,the 
> Apache server quickly reaches its maximum Clients
> (MaxClients) figures are refutes any other connections
> although in actual fact only a few (or none!) would
> be using it.
> I read that Keep-Alive is not supported on many
> browsers.  Is this what happens with them?
> When I disabled Keep-Alives, the Timeout directive
> worked fine.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> --
> 
> Backtrace:
> --
> 
> --
> 
> ----- End of forwarded message from dvella@kemmunet.net.mt -----
> 
> -- 
> Rob Hartill.       Internet Movie Database Ltd.    http://www.imdb.com/  

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