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From "Joshua Slive" <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] MPM prefork
Date Thu, 14 Dec 2006 16:51:52 GMT
On 12/14/06, Grant <emailgrant@gmail.com> wrote:

> Does this mean apache-1.3 preforked by default?  If so, why was this
> behavior changed for apache2?  Why wouldn't I want to run MPM prefork?

Yes, 1.3 is a pre-forking webserver.  For a description of why you
might want to change this, see
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mpm.html and the docs for some of the
other mpms like worker and event.  In particular, a multi-threaded
server can sometimes use substantially less memory.

Joshua.

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