> I am running a *very* busy site--million-plus hits a day, more and more
> parsed files all the time. We're running three instances of Apache 1.0.3 in
> round-robin on a SPARC 20 using SunOS 4.1.3. We've already turned off dns
> lookup. When the servers first fire up, the speed improvement over our last
> server (NCSA 1.4.x) is impressive. But the longer they're up, the slower
> they get until they're almost GLACIAL. Hup them, everything speeds up again.
> Then it bogs down again. Lather, rinse, repeat. We're tearing our hair out.
> The error logs are showing time outs and this unusual (to me) entry:
> send lost connection to client
> and the occasional
> read lost connection to client
some new messages appeared. Lost connections would usually be caused by
clients dropping the link. Even if you see a correlation between this and
speed the causal link could go in either direction ;-)
Hmmmm ... some more detail in these "three instances in round-robin" andQuote:
perhaps some system stats on both a fresh start, and a long running
system (like memory usage etc.) might aid diagnosis.
Ben (Apache Group member).
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