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From Sean Conner <...@conman.org>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache memory hog
Date Mon, 06 Apr 2009 23:54:57 GMT
It was thus said that the Great Eric Covener once stated:
> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Adrian Marsh
> <Adrian.Marsh@ubiquisys.com> wrote:
> > Am trying MaxMemFree 30000    (30mb? - pure guess number).
> 
> Far too large, it's per-thread. Try 1MB.

  This triggered something I recently learned---what threading model are you
using under Apache?  Pre-fork?  Or pthreads?  I ask because pthreads will
allocate stack space for each thread, and the amount used is the default
mount allocated per stack per process:

	http://boston.conman.org/2007/11/05.1

  Rather nasty shock when I found out.

  -spc


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