Child panics on OpenSolaris

Paul Wright wrighty+varnishmisc at
Wed Feb 10 15:15:36 CET 2010

On 10 February 2010 13:00, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:
> In message <282e72051002100305m5d7a0d1fj3a1afac6ea7dd633 at>, Paul
> Wright writes:
> Hi Paul,
> We have a number of tickets on this issue already (626,615,588).
> The problem is that EBADF return indicates that Varnish by mistake
> has closed a file descriptor, that should still be open.
> The alternative explanation, that Solaris can return EBADF because
> the other end closed a TCP connection, does not seem to have any
> support in Solaris documentation.
> We are trying to get a Solaris box running so we can figure this
> out once and for all.

Thanks for the explanation of what's going on.  Looking at those
tickets there are suggestions to try the poll waiter which we're
already using - are there any further tests we could try to help
narrow down this issue?  I'm happy to assist trying out patches.



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