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From darren chamberlain <>
Subject Re: httpd processes keep growing, and growing.....
Date Wed, 12 Dec 2001 16:50:13 GMT
Steve Suhre / Antero web technologies <> said something to this effect
on 12/10/2001:
> I've just installed apache 1.3.22 with mod_ssl 2.8.5. Apache
> seems to work just fine when it's started, but after a day or 2
> it will connect but then hang and not deliver any content. A
> check of the server reveals over 150 httpd processes running.
> If I stop apache and restart it it will begin working again, at
> least for a day or two. We're running bsdi 4.1 and have had
> earlier versions of apache running on this machine for years.
> The server is moderately busy, delivering 10-20 thousand pages
> a day. 

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