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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject interesting scoreboard problem...
Date Fri, 07 Aug 1998 22:44:35 GMT

I noticed while testing out this "yet another DoS problem" that the
scoreboard has an interesting property - when reading in a request, the
"mode of operation" will certainly be "R" as it should be, but the other
request attributes (IP address, hostname, and the "GET /blah HTTP/1.X"
line) are all for the *previous* request to that child, rather than the
current request.  It's probably not easy to streamline it so that it shows
the current request in progress, but it should probably clear out the old

Also, after a while of dumping headers in, the server closes the connection
(as it should) but that child process stays alive indefinitely, it appears.
 This is with the CVS tree as of a few days ago, and connecting over


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