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From Alexander Lazic <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] "Deadlock" msgs in error_log
Date Thu, 19 Oct 2006 07:14:26 GMT

On Mit 18.10.2006 19:32, wrote:
>We're running Apache 2.0.55 on Solaris 9, and we are seeing a number of
>"[error]" and "[warn]" messages in the error_log file.  The error msgs
>occur occasionally, but the warn msgs are output quite frequently.
>The error msgs say:
>[error] [client AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD] (45) Deadlock situation
>detected/avoided: apr_global_mutex_lock (rewrite_log_lock) failed,
>The warn msgs say:
>[warn] (45) Deadlock situation detected/avoided: ap_proxy: couldn't
>create the lock
>Does anyone know what might be causing these and how to eliminate them?

We have *fixed* this error message with:


The default mutex have been changed in the past :-(

I have also asked this in the past but haven't get a answer :-(



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