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From Manoj Kasichainula <>
Subject Re: Mindcraft, part II - anyone want to help?
Date Sun, 09 May 1999 09:40:07 GMT
On Wed, May 05, 1999 at 03:04:49AM +0000, Dan Kegel wrote:
> In a benchmark like Mindcraft's, should Apache's MaxClients be set to
> the 
> physical number of client threads, or to a higher value?
> Don't the server daemons sit around doing a lingering close
> for some time after finishing each request?

I'm not the best person to answer this question, but I think the
server will only sit on the socket if no data arrives for 2 seconds
(because of old browser behavior), or when the client closes its

I don't think setting MaxClients to an abnormally high value should
slow down the server at all.

Manoj Kasichainula - manojk at io dot com -
"The universe is in fact made up of Fabio." - scientist on _Eek the Cat_

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