On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 1:50 AM, Alex Rousskov
<rouss...@measurement-factory.com> wrote:
> On 10/13/2016 01:53 AM, Deniz Eren wrote:
>> I'm using squid's SMP functionality to distribute requests to many
>> squid instances and distribute workload to multiple processors.
>> However while running squid's workers after a while worker processes
>> crash with the error below and coordinator does not start them again:
>> ...
>> FATAL: Ipc::Mem::Segment::open failed to
>> shm_open(/squid-cf__metadata.shm): (2) No such file or directory
>> Squid Cache (Version 3.5.20): Terminated abnormally.
>> ...
> Are you saying that this fatal shm_open() error happens after all
> workers have started serving/logging traffic?
Yes, they are serving.

> I would expect to see it
> at startup (first few minutes at the most if you have IPC timeout
> problems).
Both happen. Sometimes it crashes after seconds, but most of the time
it takes 5-10 minutes.

> Does the error always point to squid-cf__metadata.shm?
This error is solved but, below error still happens.
2016/10/17 11:22:37 kid1| assertion failed:
../../src/ipc/AtomicWord.h:71: "Enabled()"

> Are you sure that there are no other fatal errors, segmentation faults,
> or similar deathly problems _before_ this error?
> Are you sure your
> startup script does not accidentally start multiple Squid instances that
> compete with each other?
You were right there was a problem with startup script. I'm now
starting with "squid -f /conf/file/path/conffile.conf". However there
is a new problem shown below.
2016/10/17 11:22:37 kid1| assertion failed:
../../src/ipc/AtomicWord.h:71: "Enabled()"

Because of this error workers crash couple of times and after that
coordinator gives up creating workers.

> Check system error logs.
> FWIW, Segment::open errors without Segment::create errors are often a
> side-effect of other problems that either prevent Squid from creating
> segments or force Squid to remove created segments (both happen in the
> master process).
>> permissions are OK in /dev/shm
> Do you see any Squid segments there (with reasonable timestamps)?
>> Also is my way of using SMP functionality correct, since I want to
>> distribute all connections between workers and to listen only specific
>> ports?
> Adding "workers N" and avoiding SMP-incompatible features is the right
> way; I do not see any SMP-related problems in your configuration.
> Alex.
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