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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: MaxClients ignored ?
Date Mon, 10 Nov 1997 06:27:55 GMT
On Sun, 9 Nov 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> Not that I'm aware of ...  The code in perform_idle_server_maintenance
> does make a few assumptions about various pieces of state ... which can
> make it a little non-obvious if you're trying to understand it.  I think
> it's all documented.
> Did you get any of the "server seems busy" error messages? 

I wasn't looking for it. I have to set MaxClients very low (20)
so this has been common in the past.

> Did you get the "server reached MaxClients setting" error message? 


> These are FreeBSD servers with mod_perl, right?


> Do you use any of the tuning #defines? 


> Do you use USR1 or HUP? 

neither. I always kill -15 before restarting

5 out of 6 servers lasted the night (well, the 4 hours of sleep I
got). One didn't and is now unreachable by me :-(

Rob Hartill                              Internet Movie Database (Ltd)   .. a site for sore eyes.

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