PHP Client Hangs Apache: Any Ideas?
chris-lists at bolt.cx
Wed Mar 16 12:30:40 PST 2005
> 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.
Are you using persistent connections? From what I can tell, when using
persistent connections with the PHP client, they can sometimes get stuck
in a state that causes them to hang indefinitely.
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