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From Jorey Bump <l...@joreybump.com>
Subject Re: Apache log messages
Date Sun, 10 Dec 2006 17:37:58 GMT
Eric Brunson wrote:
> I'm seeing a lot of these messages in the httpd error logs:
> [Sun Dec 10 06:46:50 2006] [notice] mod_python: Creating 8 session
> mutexes based on 150 max processes and 0 max threads.
> [Sun Dec 10 06:46:50 2006] [notice] mod_python: using mutex_directory /tmp
> [Sun Dec 10 06:46:50 2006] [error] (17)File exists: mod_python: Failed
> to create global mutex 1 of 8 (/tmp/mpmtx6661).
> Configuration Failed
> We're having some severe problems on the server and mod_python is
> getting blamed for it because of these logs.  I'm going through the
> source code right now to get a better understanding, but i thought
> someone may be able to shed a little light.

Are you loading the module twice? Try running:

  apachectl configtest

If that turns up nothing, I'd stop apache and remove any /tmp/mpm* files 
created by the user apache runs as, then try again. And then restart 
apache once more, to see if the problem persists.

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