1.02 children die under high load

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Feb 5 13:16:25 CET 2007

In message <45C6EE82.8020903 at vg.no>, Stein Ove Rosseland writes:
>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <45C17985.3070105 at weck.us>, Michael Weck writes:
>>> I can get Varnish to run and forward requests to the backend server and 
>>> serve up those requests, however the process seems to reset itself under 
>>> load. When I run varnishstat the counter gets to about 10 seconds, then 
>>> it resets. That is at around 130 requests/second. The backend server is 
>>> Lighttpd 1.4.11
>Thats the same problem as we have, when running lighttpd 1.4.13 as the
>backend, varnish resets when the traffic load gets high enough.

Ok, then it's probably some of the missing error handling code on the
backend connections.

It's on the list.

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