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From Sander Smeenk <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Weird writev()-loop when download is cancelled.
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2007 11:33:55 GMT
Quoting Sander Smeenk (

> Scenario: User browses to my site, clicks a link to a 1.5G zipfile,
> realises it will take ages to download and clicks 'cancel download',
> which results in an Apache process eating up ~99% CPU-time and hogging
> the system.

Explicitly enabling or disabling Sendfile does not make any difference.
Funny thing is, using wget(1) and interrupting that it works like

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