[ic] PreForkSingleFork?

Mark Johnson mark at endpoint.com
Wed Nov 7 13:04:49 EST 2007

Grant wrote:
>> If you're running PreFork, you should always try PreForkSingleFork too
>> to start. Only turn off 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.
> Thanks Mark.  I've enabled it with:
> PreForkSingleFork Yes
> So I should watch the process list for extra interchange processes?
> How can I tell if they're zombies?

You'll see a status of Z and something like '[interchange] <defunct>' as
the command in top. But, I'll tell you now, there's almost no worry of
that happening.


Mark Johnson
End Point Corporation

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