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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: No error log, no database
Date Fri, 02 Aug 2002 01:03:14 GMT
Joachim Zobel wrote:
> Hi.
> Yesterday it happened that our error log reached 2Gb. Since ours is a 
> linux box writing to it stopped. At the same time all database driven 
> functionality stopped working (Plain DBI on Mysql, no Apache::DBI). The 
> database was still usable through the PHP admin interface. The 
> filesystem was not full. When the log was rotated, everything returned 
> to normal.
> This was on a virtual Apache 1.3.26, mod_perl 1.25.
> Does  anybody have an idea what happened?

You've hit the 2GB limit.

First make sure that your OS/fs has a large file support.

Then re-build Apache (it should automatically add -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE 
flag) and Perl with -Duselargefiles and finally rebuild mod_perl.


Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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