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From Simone Caruso <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Unresponsive apache webserver, memory issue
Date Sat, 08 Jan 2011 11:35:50 GMT
On 07/01/2011 23:27, james wrote:
>>How does your MPM config look like?
>>Take a look at:
> Thanks for these links Igor. After reading through the ScalingUp document it brought
my attention to the fact that the
> RAM had been increased on this system but the swap partition had not been. The available
RAM is more than twice the swap
> space. I am sure the system is crashing under heavy memory load because of this. It would
be nice to know why the memory
> is spiking, and again thanks for the link to the perl script for monitoring server-status
-- but I am pretty sure the
> problem is the amount of swap space available.

Assuming you already use a threaded mpm and a caching engine and considering your load (32gb
of RAM used!?) u should 
scale out...

Simone Caruso
IT Consultant
p.iva: 03045250838

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