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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] [Win2000] Apache's memory usage climbs to 2 GB, then crashes and restarts
Date Tue, 19 Apr 2005 16:24:18 GMT
On 4/19/05, Arne Heizmann <> wrote:
> Hi.
> We have this website here which is running a set of PHP scripts using
> Apache under Windows 2000.
> Unfortunately, the server is eating memory like a dog. It climbs
> continually up to a memory usage of 2 GB (according to taskmgr). Then it
> stays there for some time, until at some point it drops back down -
> presumably Apache restarts. Then it climbs back up.
> It takes only a few minutes to reach memory usage of 2 GB.
> What can be done about this problem?

Without further information, the easy odds say the problem is a
misbehaving PHP script.  So start by checking your scripts.


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