sendfile hosing apache?
pavalos at theshell.com
Tue Apr 5 16:10:15 PDT 2005
On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 03:34:26PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
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> :I wrote about this back in November, but enabling sendfile in apache
> :seems to make it use more and more cpu as the server runs. Right now
> :I've been running the server for about an hour, and I have a load of
> :about 20. If I disable sendfile in apache, it seems to work fine. If
> :I run ps, it says those processes are in a 'RL' state. Is it normal
> :for sendfile to use this much cpu?
> :Of course I'm willing to provide an info required to figure this out.
> It sure isn't. Do a ktrace -p <pid> of one of the apache's while it
> is in that state, for a few seconds (terminate it with ktrace -C).
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