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From Ed LaFrance <...@newmediaems.com>
Subject Re: exit signal Segmentation fault (11)
Date Tue, 21 May 2002 13:39:21 GMT
At 09:11 AM 5/21/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi Ed,
>
>   The errors you are getting have nothing to do with available memory.
>A Segmentation fault is always (to the best of my knowledge) a program
>error.  I am not familiar with Ben-SSL,

I am pretty sure it is just mod_ssl by another name.

>and it would seem no one else
>on this list is either.  My only suggestions are: 1) attempt to truss
>a child process and determine what it is attempting to do prior to
>receiving the segmentation fault.

I am admittedly ignorant on that, but it sounds like the right idea. I 
would be very greatful if you could offer an explanation of how to do it.

Thanks!

- Ed L.



>   From this information you may be able
>to go to the source and determine why the program is acting in this
>manner. Or 2) upgrade to a newer apache/mod-ssl configuration.
>
>HTH
>
>On Mon, 2002-05-20 at 23:37, Ed LaFrance wrote:
> > At 11:17 AM 5/18/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> > >Hi -
> > >
> > >Running Apache 1.3.19 with Ben-SSL 1.42 on RH Linux 7.1
> > >Server is 1.2GHz single AMD Athalon with 1GB of RAM
> > >
> > >I am getting messages like this in the apache error_log, an average of
> > >about 10 per hour:
> > >
> > >[Sat May 18 10:59:29 2002] [notice] child pid 22415 exit signal
> > >Segmentation fault (11)
> > >
> > >I have tried a few things to try to stem the tide of these errors,
> > >including doubling the physical RAM (was 512MB), Reducing MaxClients to
> > >100 and reducing MaxKeepAliveRequests to 100. So far all that has done is
> > >free up RAM; the errors persist. I can't detect any negative performance
> > >impact in relation to these errors; the server performance is very 
> good. I
> > >also cannot correlate the errors to anything in the access_log or system
> > >messages log, they just seem to happen when they happen.
> > >
> > >So I guess I am not sure if I should be worried about this or not. The
> > >server is setup for virtual hosting with around 20 domains, < 10GB of
> > >traffic on average per month, and runs 10 Red Hat Interchange daemons
> > >which together occupy about 200MB of system RAM.  Any insights, anyone?
> > >
> > >TIA
> > >
> > >- Ed L.
> >
> > Whaddya know - I guess I am the only one who is seeing this. Figures ;-/
> >
> > - Ed L.
> >
> >
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