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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: MPM default config and conf/extra/httpd-mpm.conf
Date Tue, 15 Jun 2010 22:31:06 GMT
On 6/15/2010 4:15 PM, Rainer Jung wrote:
> On 15.06.2010 22:51, Igor Galić wrote:
>> I wonder if this thread is wrong enough for the topic:
>> Would it be possible to choose defaults for the MPMs based on
>> the available CPU(core)s and the Memory, rather than just hard
>> coding the values?
> I doubt it's worth it and that we can make it work nicely. I think we
> are looking for a mid-size configuration that neither optimizes on tiny
> systems (saving as much resources as possible) nor on high load systems
> (extreme scaling) but instead for the huge number on configurations in
> between, that hope to work reasonable with default sizing.
> If we are talking about auto-detecting system resources: Memory and CPU
> in these cases often is not only used for httpd because it is not the
> only application on the system.
> If we want the user to assign those resources I doubt we can find good
> formulas.

The subject sounds like it's just crying out for additional lua magic :)

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