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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache stop to how after config reload or restart
Date Wed, 14 Jun 2006 17:18:48 GMT
On 6/14/06, Klaubert Herr da Silveira <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have 3 apache server acting reverse proxy (mod_proxy) and ssl frontend. All
> running centos 4, all updates applied (httpd-2.0.52-22.ent.centos4.rpm).
> For some reason when I make a reload in configuration (or restart, even a
> reboot) the apache don't get my request replied (the 3-way handshake happen, no
> more data), some time after this (randonly time, as I could see) the server
> start to reply my requests, first to http latter to https.
> I'm currently using perfork (default in CentOS) model, and starting 370
> maxclients.
> I see this problem happen with load on server and in a server completely
> unloaded!
> In some tries I see some activity in access.log, but my (and probably many
> others) requests. In other time no activity at all.
> Nothing on logs that call me attention... even with debug.

It sounds like your random number gerator is slow to provide enough
entropy to mod_ssl.  Check your SSLRandomSeed directive.


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