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From "Klaas []" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache freezes system
Date Sun, 27 Feb 2005 18:26:45 GMT
Ricardo Manuel Oliveira wrote:
> Klaas [] wrote:

>> The problem I've encounterd is that from time to time an apache child 
>> is responsable for freezing the system for about 20 minutes.
> It'd look as if one of your php scripts is comsuming all that memory.
> Set a MAX limit on the memory available to any apache process while 
> running php scripts, enable php logs and look for the guilty script 
> there. This configuration should be in a php.ini located somewhere 
> (/etc, /usr/local/lib, depending on your specific installation).

Been there, done that :) Mem limit for php scripts is 8MB with a max. 
ex. time of 30 secs (Debian defaults). Logging for PHP is on but when 
the server goes 'down' there is not a single clue for a guilty PHP page :(

The search continues...


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