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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] ThreadLimit and ThreadsPerChild
Date Thu, 03 Oct 2002 18:31:45 GMT
Werner Schalk wrote:
> Hello,
> in the docs is written that the directive
> ThreadLimit should be set to the greatest
> setting of ThreadsPerChild. But why is the
> default value 64 (for worker) or even
> 1920 (for mpm_winnt)? I mean the default values
> of ThreadsPerChild for 25 (worker) and 64 (mpm_winnt),
> so which values are appropriate for these
> two directives?

The default values are high so that most people don't need to ever worry 
about touching those directives.  If you want to get the absolute most 
performance out of apache using the absolute least amount of memory, 
then you need to reduce ThreadLimit.


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