[interchange-docs] xmldocs - racke modified refs/PreFork

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Sun Aug 3 11:03:55 UTC 2008

User:      racke
Date:      2008-08-03 11:03:55 GMT
Modified:  refs     PreFork
added PreForkSingleFork advice from Mark Johnson, adjust example

Revision  Changes    Path
1.4                  xmldocs/refs/PreFork

rev 1.4, prev_rev 1.3
Index: PreFork
RCS file: /var/cvs/xmldocs/refs/PreFork,v
retrieving revision 1.3
retrieving revision 1.4
diff -u -r1.3 -r1.4
--- PreFork	6 Nov 2006 18:41:21 -0000	1.3
+++ PreFork	3 Aug 2008 11:03:55 -0000	1.4
@@ -22,6 +22,12 @@
 (or in other words, "start ahead of time") some number of ⁣ servers
 that will be ready to serve client requests immediately as they come in.
+If you're running PreFork, you should always try &conf-PreForkSingleFork; too
+to start. Only turn off &conf-PreForkSingleFork; if something pathological
+happens (the most likely outcome being a slew of zombies piling up that
+are never reaped). Using it successfully creates the absolute minimal
+number of forks necessary.
 This method reduces system overhead due to forking and is the fastest and
 best way to run a busy &IC; server.
@@ -38,6 +44,7 @@
 __NAME__ example: Enabling PreFork
 PreFork yes
+PreForkSingleFork yes

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