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Re: lighttpd issue (Al - Image Hosting Services) writes:

>I just installed a new server, but I started having problems with 
>lighttpd. It stops responding to requests after a while. Yes, it works 
>fine on the old server. So, I took the source and pkgsrc from the working 
>server and put it onto the one having problems. After rebuilding 
>everything, nothing has changed, lighttpd still stops responding after a 
>while. If I look in top it says it has a state of "sokva". Does that mean 
>anything to anyone?

Dunno about lighttpd, but "sokva" means that you run out of memory
for socket buffers. There is the sysctl kern.somaxkva to configure a
limit (default is 16MB). Increasing that limit may of course reduce
the available memory for other kernel subsystems.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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