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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] High load average problem
Date Wed, 19 May 2004 08:46:29 GMT
On Wed, 19 May 2004, David Yee wrote:

> Hi guys I'm having some high load average problems with Apache.  Here are
> some of my settings in httpd.conf (Apache 2.0.47) running PHP on Red Hat 9.

I would guess from that ps output that you're running Worker MPM
(under a 2.4 kernel).  You're also running PHP.  It is common wisdom
that PHP is far too flakey to run in a multithreaded environment.

I suggest you either switch to prefork or drop PHP.

Nick Kew

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