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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Memory limits? / exit signal Segmentation fault (11)
Date Sun, 11 Jul 2004 19:21:16 GMT
On Mon, 12 Jul 2004 00:19:41 +0900, Kevin Cameron
<> wrote:

> Ok, so I tried upgrading from
> httpd-2.0.46-32.ent rpm to
> httpd-2.0.50-1.0.i386.rpm

> [Mon Jul 12 00:03:39 2004] [notice] child pid 6887 exit signal
> Segmentation fault (11)
> The only thing in there that looks like an error to me is the
> child pid 6887 exit signal Segmentation fault (11) line.  Do the other
> lines mean I have to fix somehting? or are they just informational
> messages?

The other messages are normal.

> Is there something else i have to install with this version of apache?
> Or do I have to upgrade anything else also?
> I searched for the segment fault message in the archives, and it seems
> like every time someone had this problem, there was also a clue as to
> what else should be fixed, I don't see any in my case.

If I were you, I'd report this to the supplier of the rpm. 
Segmantation fault means "something really bad happened".  Sometimes
you get also get a core dump (see the CoreDumpDirectory directive)
which can pinpoint the source of the problem.  Otherwise, you are left
searching randomly (you can start by disabling all but the most basic
modules to try to identify if the problem is caused by a specific


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