On 11/1/07, Peter Uthoff <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Hello, > > I have a problem where my Apache procs are dying almost exactly every > ten > minutes as you can from the messages and web logs below: > > Oct 25 10:34:44 kernel: pid 66337 (httpd), uid 80: exited on signal 4 > Oct > 25 10:35:33 kernel: pid 66357 (httpd), uid 80: exited on signal 4 Oct > 25 > 10:45:11 kernel: pid 66395 (httpd), uid 80: exited on signal 4 Oct 25 > 10:55:21 kernel: pid 66340 (httpd), uid 80: exited on signal 4 > > Looking at the Apache logs, I find the following: > > [Thu Oct 25 10:25:01 2007] [notice] child pid 66379 exit signal Illegal > instruction (4) > [Thu Oct 25 10:34:44 2007] [notice] child pid 66337 exit signal Illegal > instruction (4) > [Thu Oct 25 10:35:33 2007] [notice] child pid 66357 exit signal Illegal > instruction (4) > [Thu Oct 25 10:45:11 2007] [notice] child pid 66395 exit signal Illegal > instruction (4) > > I tried upping the logs all the way to debug today and it really wasn't > very helpful: > > [Wed Oct 31 15:59:19 2007] [debug] prefork.c(991): AcceptMutex: flock > (default: flock) > [Wed Oct 31 16:05:39 2007] [notice] child pid 73668 exit signal Illegal > instruction (4) > [Wed Oct 31 16:12:01 2007] [info] server seems busy, (you may need to > increase StartServers, or Min/MaxSpareServers), spawning 8 children, > there > are 4 idle, and 17 total children > [Wed Oct 31 16:15:04 2007] [notice] child pid 73779 exit signal Illegal > instruction (4) > [Wed Oct 31 16:15:28 2007] [notice] child pid 73717 exit signal Illegal > instruction (4) > [Wed Oct 31 16:18:37 2007] [notice] child pid 95939 exit signal Illegal > instruction (4) > > I don't believe the 'busy' message is accurate. I think it's a result of > the procs dying constantly as I just don't get that much traffic. I also > have no idea what is causing the illegal instructions because none of > the logs point out any specific detail to help me track it down. > > I'm running the following: > > FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p8 FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p8 #3: Thu Oct 25 20:04:14 > CDT > 2007 :/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 > > apache-2.2.6_2 Version 2.2 of Apache web server with prefork MPM. > > php5-5.2.4_1 PHP Scripting Language > > mysql-client-5.0.45_1 Multithreaded SQL database (client) > mysql-server-5.0.45_1 Multithreaded SQL database (server) > p5-DBD-mysql50-4.005 MySQL 5.0 driver for the Perl5 Database Interface > (DBI) > php5-mysql-5.2.4_1 The mysql shared extension for php > php5-mysqli-5.2.4_1 The mysqli shared extension for php > > I'm using vhosts to host 4 different websites with different domains. > The > sad part is that these all show no errors in their logs even with them > turned up to debug level. I've been looking at this off and on trying to > solve it as time allowed since mid-September. I'm completely stumped and > would appreciate any helpful suggestions where else I can look. > > Thank you! > > This email was sent to you by Reuters, the global news and information > company. > To find out more about Reuters visit www.about.reuters.com > > Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, > except where the sender specifically states them to be the views of > Reuters Limited. > > Reuters Limited is part of the Reuters Group of companies, of which > Reuters Group PLC is the ultimate parent company. > Reuters Group PLC - Registered office address: The Reuters Building, South > Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5EP, United Kingdom > Registered No: 3296375 > Registered in England and Wales > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > [EMAIL PROTECTED]" >
First thing that comes to mind is to download knoppix and use either "memtest" or "memtest86" as the cheatcode. I forget which. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"