PHP Client Hangs Apache: Any Ideas?

John McCaskey johnm at
Wed Mar 16 08:28:30 PST 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-16 at 10:55 -0500, Greg Grothaus wrote:
> I tried using memcached across two servers using the PHP client.  After 
> running the servers for a few hours, the number of apache processes had 
> grown to the maximum number on the server and were requests were being 
> dropped.  The apache processes simply weren't terminating.  I can't 
> "prove" that it was memcached as the issue, but I've repeated this 
> experiment a number of times with and without memcached.  With 
> memcached, apache processes grow and never complete, without memcached 
> there is no problem.
> Any idea as to what might be happenning here?

What php client are you using? There are several of varying quality,
until we know which its very hard to give any suggestions.

> -Greg
John A. McCaskey
Software Development Engineer
Klir Technologies, Inc.
johnm at

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