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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@topsail.org>
Subject Re: general/432: In standalone mode server will hang and stop serving pages, have to use inetd mode
Date Sun, 20 Apr 1997 20:39:30 GMT
Have you applied SCO patch tf2163?

(copy sent to reporter of bug)

Pierre Gregoire wrote:
> >Number:         432
> >Category:       general
> >Synopsis:       In standalone mode server will hang and stop serving pages, have
to use inetd mode
> >Confidential:   no
> >Severity:       serious
> >Priority:       medium
> >Responsible:    apache (Apache HTTP Project)
> >State:          open
> >Class:          sw-bug
> >Submitter-Id:   apache
> >Arrival-Date:   Sun Apr 20 13:20:01 1997
> >Originator:     yulpgi@videotron.ca
> >Organization:
> apache
> >Release:        1.1.0 1.1.1  and 1.2b8
> >Environment:
> Unixware 2.01 (not 2.1) cc, 16mb mem.
> >Description:
> All versions I've tried really, I've loaded all the ones I could including
> the most recent 1.2b8, loaded precompiled one (1.1.1) off apache.org
> binaries directory.
> I run 1.1.1 apache on SCO in standalone mode and
> it works flawlessly.
> Standalone Mode:
> I've always had this problem since using the server. It will stop
> serving pages after about 10 to 15 minutes of use, ie: I've got a
> page that will load pages every minute and a midi different every 2 minutes.
> The apache server (everything else is okay) will stop,
> I cannot kill it, cannot restart it, nothing. Have to shutdown system and
> restart.
> INETD Mode  (very slow, not very fast)
> The server runs okay, except it will core dump after a timeout has elapsed
> as it is shutting down. Had to write a crontab to remove the core dumps
> every 10 minutes, since unixware will generate a unique core dump file
> core.pid (pid being the pid of the process when it core dumped).
> Before I realized this (my system got full approx 100mb of core dumps).
> >How-To-Repeat:
> Let me know and I'll start the server in standalone mode and by repeatedly
> loading pages it will stop serving. http://pages.infinit.net/yulpgi
> this will take you to my site here. I run in inetd mode all the time, until
> I can rectify this problem.
> >Fix:
> Well this is definitely an OS problem in Unixware 2.01 TCP/IP but it is
> hard to know. I've seen a lot of patches for this version. But most likely
> I will have to load and upgrade to 2.03. Hopefully I won't have to reload the
> whole OS. The core dump problem is seen also on SCO 5.0.0 running in inetd
> with version 1.1.1 compiled for SCO 5.0.0
> Any Ideas will be very welcome
> >Audit-Trail:
> >Unformatted:

Chuck Murcko
The Topsail Group, West Chester PA USA

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