Odd Problem

Antony Stone Antony at SOFT-SOLUTIONS.CO.UK
Thu Nov 21 22:44:04 GMT 2002

On Thursday 21 November 2002 9:49 pm, Derek Buttineau wrote:

> Just moved 4.05-3 to one of our production servers as it was working
> amazingly great in our test environment..
> I've encountered a bit of an issue.. it doesn't stop spawning children..
> just reset it now so it's back to the configured 5.. but previous to that
> it was up to approx 72 children!!
> Not sure exactly what is causing it..
> Anyone else encountered something similar?

Yes - I got the same thing.   Every time the recommended cron job ran, it
spawned another batch of processes.

I took the simple route out and disabled the cron job.



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