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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: More on broken mod_status output
Date Mon, 21 Sep 1998 12:23:28 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:
> > 
> > So, the question is, could I be doing something in the PHP module which
> > would cause this?  For example, what if the module caused a core dump in
> > the middle of a request?  Would the scoreboard get stuck in write mode for
> > that process?
> > 
> But if the process dies for any reason, then the main httpd process
> should get the signal that it's died and take care of thing. The fact that
> there aren't any zombies means that the main httpd process has reaped
> the core-dumpers, at which case it should reset the correct scoreboard
> entries :/ All this implies a problem with Apache itself, not PHP...
> What system are they running? (I'll also look at the original bug report
> as well).


Have them look at error.log for any entries with 'child' in them. It looks
like the above could be happening iff we lose track of a child's slot,
but if this happens this will be logged. No idea why or how we could have
lost the slot info though...

   Jim Jagielski   |||   |||
            "That's no ordinary rabbit... that's the most foul,
            cruel and bad-tempered rodent you ever laid eyes on"

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