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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apr_bucket_read() failed when uploading files
Date Mon, 22 Jun 2009 16:32:39 GMT
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Mark<> wrote:
> Dear folks.
> I'm epxeriencing a very serious bug/error when uploading files with a
> browser (via on an Apache 2 server at
> [] [Fri Jun 19 20:45:23 2009] [error] [client]
> (104)Connection reset by peer: ap_content_length_filter: apr_bucket_read()
> failed, referer:
> [] [Fri Jun 19 20:45:47 2009] [error] [client]
> (104)Connection reset by peer: ap_content_length_filter: apr_bucket_read()
> failed, referer:
> Near as I can tell, this appears to be an Apache bug:
> As the result of this (bug?) the early disconnect causes all my client's
> browser uploads to fail (as the Apache server just severs the connection).
> Awardspace even admits it's a bug, but they're unwilling to fix it.

> My relevant question here is: is there a know way around this? The client
> I built the site for has an art gallery, for which I wrote an API that
> allows him to upload images. In other words, the entire site has become
> unusable now! Someone suggested (on google) I use GET instead of POST
> (which won't work, of course, for image upload data). So, has anyone found
> a (makeshift) way around this issue? If so, I would gladly hear about it.

The bug talks about uploading to a script that doesn't read the POST body.

Aren't you reading it to do something with it?  Are you sure you're
reading all of it?

Eric Covener

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