varnish suddenly restarting / flushing itself after several hours?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Jan 11 09:49:36 CET 2010

In message <458a97201001090528g12f87amfdd974e85f00f288 at>, Frank v
an Lingen writes:

>But I notice that once every so often the cache seems to either flush
>itself or restart. During this 2-3 seconds that this happens I can not
>load any pages.

Check your syslog for panic messages from varnish, this should not
happen in regular use.

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