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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: UNIX MPMs
Date Thu, 10 Feb 2005 13:27:49 GMT
Paul A. Houle wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 11:56:47 +0000, Nick Maynard  
> <nick.maynard@alumni.doc.ic.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> 
> > UNIX MPMs that actually _work_ in Apache 2:
> > 	worker
> > 	prefork (old)
> >
> 
> 	Yeah,  but what if you want to run PHP or mod_perl?
> 
> 	Sure,  PHP or mod_perl ~might~ work for you if you're lucky and you don't  
> compile in the wrong third-party library,  but you'll be in a world of  
> pain if you don't.

Use prefork.

No threads.

> 	On Linux I've done some benchmarking and found that worker isn't any  
> faster than prefork at serving static pages.  (Is it any different on  
> other platforms,  such as Solaris?)

Yes, there is "little" differences under Linux, but substantial ones
under other OSs such as AIX, Solaris, HP-UX...


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