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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] About one Apache child crashes per day - how to track the problem down
Date Thu, 09 Oct 2003 08:12:38 GMT
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Bill Moran []
>Overally, the system is very stable, and Apache performs quite well (of
>course).  But in the daily logs I see (on average) on Apache 
>child crashing
>per day ("pid 23508 (httpd), uid 80: exited on signal 11")

Signal 11 is "Resource temporarily unavailable" (see
/usr/include/sys/errno.h) but that doesn't get us very far...

Maybe cross-check the access log to see if you can see what request
caused the daemon to die. You might be able to narrow it down to a
particular function call. 

Otherwise... dodgy disk, memory? Any other applications suffering like

Owen Boyle
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>This is Apache 1.3.27 with the Frontpage extension (no other 
>running on FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE.  Apache was installed from 
>FreeBSD ports.
>This is the first time I've used the Frontpage extensions.  Are they
>known to cause Apache worker processes to crash?  I've seen 
>these messages
>on other system, but never with the consistency with which these are
>showing up.  I increased the logging level, but he httpd-error.log
>doesn't have anything additional in it.
>Any thoughts?
>Bill Moran
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