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From Rainer Jung <rainer.j...@kippdata.de>
Subject Re: Startup crash for trunk on Solaris after proxy refactoring
Date Mon, 17 Jan 2011 17:59:59 GMT
On 17.01.2011 15:45, Rainer Jung wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I get a crash on Solaris Sparc during startup in the test suite after
> the proxy refactoring. Since it is a "Bus error" I wildly guess the root
> cause is an alignment issue in the shared memory. Sparc ist sensible to
> that and the only other Bus error or httpd I remember was wrong
> alignment in shm for mod_ssl shmcb (long ago).

In addition to the fix in slotmem (see previous mail) I suggest 
hardening the balancer against future crashes by also aligning the slot 
data at 8 byte boundaries (more precisely the APR default alignment):

http://people.apache.org/~rjung/patches/mod_proxy_alignment.patch

Regards,

Rainer

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