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From Marc Perkel <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache - High Memory Usage Problem - HELP!
Date Tue, 27 Sep 2005 18:34:35 GMT

Bill Sargent wrote:

>Did you compile apache yourself?
>If you did, did you strip the binary
>Strip --strip-unneeded httpd 
>? That would make the memory footprint smaller I believe. 
>Stripping as well might save some memory.
>Are you using worker mpm or prefork? 
>(does worker even work on 64?)
Thanks for your response.

I'm using the stock Apache RPM that comes with Fedora Core 4 on both 
servers. What is MPM and PREFORK? Which do I want and why? And how do I 
tell what I have and set up what I should have?

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