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From Andrew White <awh...@dca.net>
Subject Re: Changed information for PR os-bsdi/611
Date Wed, 04 Jun 1997 16:09:32 GMT
Marc,

I see Apache 1.2b11 is out -- have any changes been made to deal
with the BSDI problem (as per below)?  If not, do you know whether
any of the Apache team have found the cause of the >128 virtual
hosts bug in Apache 1.2 under BSDI 2.1?

-Andrew

On Tue, 27 May 1997, Andrew White wrote:

> Hi Marc,
> 
> Thank you for following up with me.
> 
> I have 284 VirtualHosts defined and working on my production web server,
> all using separate access_log and error_log files, on our BSDI 2.1 box
> running Apache 1.1.3 (actually a manually patched 1.1.1). 
> 
> I searched the Bug database with bugdb.cgi, and then I e-mailed the
> submitters of PR#'s 550 and 295 -- based on e-mail with those individuals,
> those PR#'s appear to be the same, or a related, problem as what I
> experience -- more than 128 virtual hosts under BSDI 2.1 does not work
> with Apache 1.2b7 or 1.2b10. I have cc'd the submitters of those two bug 
> reports on this message.
> 
> I would be happy to give you access to a server that has both Apache 
> 1.1.x and 1.2b10.  I have an alternate httpd.conf file set up for 1.2b10 
> to bind to port 8080 for testing purposes (my production server, running 
> Apache 1.1, listens on port 80 of course).  1.2b10 works fine with a few 
> virtual hosts, but when > 128 are defined, httpd accepts connections but 
> fails to respond to them, or closes the connection immediately.
> 
> I am happy to help resolve this problem in whatever way I can; I don't 
> think I can be much help at the source code level, but I would be happy 
> to provide remote access to a BSDI 2.1 box if you want to have a platform 
> for testing.  I can also send you my httpd.conf, or other .conf files, 
> for your review if needed.
> 
> Thanks again for your help.
> 
> -Andrew White
>  DCANET
> 
> 
> On Fri, 23 May 1997 marc@hyperreal.com wrote:
> 
> > Synopsis: Web server does not respond to requests with > 128 virtual hosts
> > 
> > State-Changed-From-To: open-analyzed
> > State-Changed-By: marc
> > State-Changed-When: Fri May 23 22:19:37 PDT 1997
> > State-Changed-Why:
> > This is almost certainly a file descriptor limitation as
> > described in:
> > 
> > 	http://www.apache.org/docs/misc/FAQ.html#fdlim
> > 
> > This is normal and not an Apache problem.
> > 
> > You imply that it _does_ work better under 1.1.x.  Are you
> > sure of that?  How many virtual hosts (well, logfiles) did
> > you have working under 1.1.x?  
> > 
> 
>  Andrew White                      awhite@dca.net  andrew@white.com
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