Three days and no problems, I have to assume that the max_connections fix our problem.
-----Original Message----- From: Kevin Angus [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 4:50 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: RE: [vchkpw] vmysql: sql error: Lost connection to MySQL server during query - once again I did up the wait_timeout and that is not the issue, in my.cnf we had max_user_connections=300 but no gobal max_connections setting. In my.cnf: [mysqld] datadir=/var/lib/mysql socket=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock old_passwords=1 set-variable=max_connections=300 [mysql.server] user=mysql basedir=/var/lib set-variable = max_user_connections = 300 set-variable = table_cache=1200 set-variable = max_allowed_packet=1M set-variable = max_connect_errors=999999 set-variable = log-warnings=2 Were waiting for a failure now. -----Original Message----- From: Filoo GmbH - Christopher Kunz [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 4:35 PM To: email@example.com Subject: Re: [vchkpw] vmysql: sql error: Lost connection to MySQL server during query - once again Michael Bellears schrieb: >>> Just how busy is MySQL? >>> >>> >> Not very. The server is kinda big and the "lost connection" >> is almost instant. >> The reconnect, though, takes a couple seconds. > > Does restarting MySQL "resolve" the problem for a period? > > Not at all. I see the connections coming in, and when they're killed off by mysql after 5 minutes (our wait_timeout), the issues start again. Upping wait_timeout is not an option, since the server *can* get very busy with lots of other persistent connections. Regards, --ck -- php development | hosting | housing | professional game server hosting http://www.de-punkt.de [ [EMAIL PROTECTED] ] http://www.stormix.de Hotline: 07000-3378658 (12 Ct/min) | Fax: 01805-963951172 (12 Ct/min) "PHP-Sicherheit" - jetzt vorbestellen! http://www.php-sicherheit.de/