> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:owner-freebsd- > [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Olaf Greve > Sent: Friday, 4 May 2007 6:16 AM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: How to make Apache (2.2.4) less greedy, or Sendmail less polite? > > Hi, > > Recently I upgraded my Apache 1.3.33 webserver to Apache 2.2.4, and > ever since, I noticed that it is acting in such a way that it often > is VERY greedy with my server's resources. > Quite often, when running "top", a list that is as the one that > appears at the bottom of this e-mail is shown: indeed pretty much > solely httpd instances, that for extended periods of time almost > continously pull the CPU to close to 100%, and that also consume a > lot of the memory resources... Strangely enough, at other times the > CPU load is just slightly above 0%, say 0.4% or so... > > Apart from the fact that it "doesn't feel right" to see the CPU for > substantial amounts of time, almost constantly close to 100%, there > is a further issue, being that sendmail rejects connections when the > server load is (too) high. This is very annoying, as e-mail is also a > crucial part of the server's functionality, and I don't want sendmail > to reject connections, each and every time that Apache goes berserk.
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