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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] observed delay for changing process owner
Date Mon, 15 Feb 2010 15:51:26 GMT
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Harald Falkenberg
<> wrote:
> Hello,
> I use apache 1.3.41 on a solaris sparc system.
> Since quite a while I was wondering, why the httpd processes startup very
> quickly, but do not serve any request for 60 until 90 seconds.
> Now I observed, that it takes a long time to change the onwership of the
> processes, which I set via the 'user' and 'grou' derictives in httpd.conf.
> After the ownership changed, the processes serve immediately the requests.
> Did anybody observe something simular and has an idea what might cause this
> long delay in changing the ownership? Is it possible to to debug the startup
> phase of the apache, to see were the processes spend their time?

Are you using something like LDAP or NIS for your systems user/group info?

Eric Covener

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