[ic] Lingering interchange processes + too many open files
mike at perusion.com
Sat Mar 20 16:24:54 EST 2004
Quoting Tracy Nelson (tracy at mainstreetmusic.com):
> On Sat, 2004-03-20 at 11:43, John1 wrote:
> > On Saturday, March 13, 2004 3:09 PM, list_subscriber at yahoo.co.uk wrote:
> > > If I stop the interchange server with:
> > >
> > > su -c "/opt/interchange/bin/interchange -stop" - interch
> > >
> > > a number of interchange processes still remain, i.e. "ps -aux|grep
> > > interchange" still lists some interchange processes which I then have
> > > to kill off with "killall -9 interchange"
> > >
> > > What might be causing these lingering processes (which it seems can
> > > either be dead, sleeping or running)??
> > >
> > I posted the above last week - apologies for reposting if that is bad form,
> > but I have been unable to find the reason for these lingering processes.
> > BTW, I am running IC 5.0.0 in RPC mode. I think the problem started after
> > switching from using low-traffic mode to RPC mode.
> > I am not sure, but it is possible that the lingering processes accumulate as
> > a result of issuing repeated restarts, i.e.
> > su -c "/opt/interchange/bin/interchange -r" - interch
> > Has anyone else experience this problem? Any help would be greatly
> > appreciated.
> I have also had the same experience, and would be very interested to see
> if anyone has an answer.
I committed a patch to CVS (5.1) last week or so. It adds a directive
"ChildLife" which limits the length of a page server to a certain
time. I have been running
ChildLife 30 minutes
with good success for the past couple of weeks.
Perusion -- Expert Interchange Consulting http://www.perusion.com/
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