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From Harrie Hazewinkel <>
Subject Re: weird crash
Date Mon, 02 Dec 1996 10:02:56 GMT
Rob Hartill wrote:
> Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> >I've been noticing something weird about running my test server.
> >If the server is running in the background when I re-make the
> >executable, the parent server just dies.  There is nothing in the
> >error_log, and no core file is present.  All the children die on the
> >next request to the server.
> >
> >   % uname -a
> >   SunOS 5.5 Generic sun4m sparc SUNW,SPARCstation-4
> SunOs does that :-)
> I used to find it core dumping with a bus error when doing the same thing.

I had the same experience at my SOLARIS 2.5 box. 
Although, sometimes not all processes were killed. 
Sometimes a couple stayed running. The reason??

It looked like those processes were not 'used' at 
that time, but after such an overwrite each   
running processes crashed by an individual 

> FreeBSD and HPUX won't let you overwrite a running httpd... others are
> probably just as careful now.


   Harrie Hazewinkel
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Ik ben Harrie en ben 27 jaar en doe SNMP na. MIB, MIB.

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