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From Igor Galić <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Unresponsive apache webserver, memory issue
Date Fri, 07 Jan 2011 23:12:10 GMT

----- "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

What does your monitoring say?
There must be a correlation between network load, Swapping, and
$program's memory increase.

> the perl script for monitoring server-status -- but I am pretty sure
> the problem is the amount of swap space available.
> James

Igor Galić

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