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From Milan Andric <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache errors
Date Wed, 27 Oct 2004 16:51:25 GMT
On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 10:17:02AM -0500, wrote:
> Hi List -
> I am running Apache/2.0.43 on Solaris 8.
> I am getting the following messages in the error log..
> [error] [client x.x.x.x] request failed: error reading the header
> [error] (12)Not enough space: fork: Unable to fork new process
> [info] server seems busy, (you may need to increase StartServers, or
> Min/MaxSpareServers), spawning 8 children, there are 2 idle, and 148 total
> children

this seems like a problem  "... and 148 total children". what have you
set StartServers and Min/MaxSpareServers to in httpd.conf?

what kind of machine is it? how much memory?

I also recommend running latest release of apache; 2.0.52.


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