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From Perrin Harkins <>
Subject Re: Why is my apache parent process growing...
Date Mon, 02 Jan 2006 20:06:07 GMT
On Mon, 2006-01-02 at 20:34 +0100, Len Kranendonk wrote:
> Right after starting apache (with preloading the needed perl modules)
> the httpd root process is about 40MB. 
> After several days it has grown to over 100MB.

How are you measuring this?

> My understanding is that the parent process is not supposed to serve
> any requests itself.

That's correct.  Are you using Cache::FastMmap, or anything else that
does memory-mapping of files?  That might yield an apparent larger size
if the parent process is one of the ones that has the mmap'ed file open.

- Perrin

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