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From Daniel Ruggeri <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] MOD_STATUS
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 22:23:00 GMT
On 6/7/2012 6:14 AM, wrote:
> Sorry if this is a dumb question but, I am trying to diagnose why my
> website keeps falling over often by reaching MAXCLIENTS.
> I have asked the server host to give me access to server-status
> ( MOD_STATUS ) and one thing that I have noticed that is different to
> ALL the other examples I have seen is the size of the line of W's and
> R's and C's etc.
> Mine has only 10 characters but every other example seems to have 40+.
> I understand that if they all get stuck in the W state that this may
> cause the MAXCLIENTS to get reached so that's something I am watching
> out for, however I was wondering if the small size of "child servers"
> shown might indicate something in itself?
> Many thanks for any help you can offer or point me to!

I may be speaking out of school here, but I believe that means you have
too few workers. Do you have access to your httpd.conf?

The code for mod status simply iterates through the server_limit x
thread_limit and prints a character for each.

Daniel Ruggeri

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