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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] FD_SETSIZE - Urgent Pls.
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2003 07:50:18 GMT
>-----Original Message-----
>From: System []
>I am using redhat 7.3 with apache 1.3.27 and php 4.3.1.
>The installed Zend optimizer and apache started logging this 
>error message
>"you probably need to rebuild Apache with a larger 
>FD_SETSIZE". Apahce is
>running but could not browse any sites.

Two solutions:

- uninstall the Zend Optimizer (since it's what caused he error to
appear :-)
- rebuild apache with a larger FD_SETSIZE

#2 might be a problem - FD_SETSIZE is a kernel parameter which limits
the number of file descriptors that an application can have. To change
it you'd need to rebuild your kernel. There is a FAQ on this issue:

Owen Boyle
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