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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] child process launching the child process in prefork
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 17:32:10 GMT
On 11/17/06, sharath reddy <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am using apache 2.0.55(wirh prefork) on Linux,
> In normal conditions single control process is responsible for launching
> child processes which listen for connections and serve them when they
> arrive...
> Problem: the child processes are also launching child processes, so when i
> started(restarted) apache, it is starting with 15 ( or more) servers, even
> though the StartServers is 5. Further more, to serve one request the total
> processes are going as high as 48.
> Can somebody tell me about the solution or where it went wrong? Is it
> problem with Apache or OS (Linux) ?

Exactly what apache modules are you using?  Are you using piped logs?


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