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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] getting message from "::1" and seems processes get killed.
Date Thu, 19 Jul 2007 13:29:07 GMT
On 7/18/07, Hiroyuki Yamada <> wrote:
> In apache-2.2.0,
> I keep getting messages
> ::1 - - [19/Jul/2007:12:09:21 +0900] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 403 202
> in the access log.
> I know the "internal dummy connection" message is added in 2.2.0, but
> there is no
> "internal dummy connection" message in my log.
> And,
> mod_perl2 processes are on the apache and setting MAXREQUESTSPERCHILD to 0,
> so the mod_perl2 processes are usually alive for the long time,
> but they seem to get killed after getting the message.
> As a result, it's working like a CGI process and I'm very in trouble.
> Does anyone know about this ?
> My environment is
> linux 2.6.17-1.2139_FC5, apache-2.2.0, mod_perl -2.0.3.
> (It's very weird that it's not happening in my development environment
> linux 2.4.21-32.0.1.ELsmp, apache-2.2.0, mod_perl-2.0.3.)
> Please give me any feedback.

Start by reading this:

The reason you don't see "internal dummy connection" in the logs is
that you aren't logging the User-Agent string (as in the combined log
format). See:

It is no surprise that processes are killed after receiving this
message. The whole point of this request is to wake processes that
need to be killed. As to why this is happening even with
MaxRequestsPerChild set to zero, there are a couple possible

1. Your process-control directives are not tuned correctly. Make sure
MaxSpareServers is set sufficiently high so that apache doesn't need
to kill processes to meet that constraint.

2. Perhaps you have an external process restarting apache to rotate
logs or something similar.


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