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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] get threaded MPM to terminate
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2001 01:52:38 GMT
Greg Ames <> writes:

> If you do an "apachectl graceful" first, that seems to work fine (patch
> or no steenkin' patch).  But then if you follow it up with "apachectl
> restart" or "apachectl stop", this one strange process or thread won't
> die. "ps ax -O wchan" says it is in "unix_a", whatever that is. It is
> the first thing listed under the parent after you start apache.  And the
> parent bails out on a restart sometimes :-(

The "unix_a" process is cgid... "unix_a" is apparently the AF_UNIX
accept() entry point.

cgid seems to be left hanging in a number of situations.  I wonder if
there are cases where the pool for that process isn't getting cleaned
up before the parent bails out.

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