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From Igor Galić <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Debian Lenny + MaxRequestsPerChild
Date Mon, 04 Oct 2010 15:23:48 GMT

> Hi Igor,
> Thanks for the tips, we'll try to reproduce this first with strace/gdb
> active. Second, checking this with a clean compile might be a good
> idea too. The mod_perl2 app is mainly used for extended/hacked
> WebDAV-access and has been in production for a couple of years under
> Debian Etch (where we haven't seen this sort of behaviour before).

So much for Debian ``stable''...
> By the way, the version with MaxRequestsPerChild = 0 stayed up over
> the weekend, so it seems to be a workaround of sorts. But we'd prefer
> to use the original config, so we'll do some more investigating even
> so.

Generally: You don't need to recycle children, unless they leak memory.
That is exactly what MaxRequestsPerChild (should be MaxConnectionsPerChild
actually) does.

> Best regards,
> Thomas
> --
> Thomas Lindgren, Chief Technology Officer, Diino AB

Igor Galić

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