Subject: Re: Low number of semaphores affects mod_python
To: Lloyd Parkes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <email@example.com>
Date: 09/08/2007 11:38:59
On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 03:47:25PM +1200, Lloyd Parkes wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just found out that the default configuration of mod_python with
> Apache 2.2 won't run on NetBSD 4.0. The problem is that mod_python
> creates a bunch of semaphores and then croaks when it can't create
> enough semaphores.
> I know several ways to fix this, so now my problem is working out
> which category to file the PR under. I could file it under 'pkg'
> because mod_python uses too many semaphores, or I could file it under
> 'kern' because the default kernel has only ten semaphores, which
> really isn't very many.
> Does anyone want to own this?
I'd say file it under kern. The low default for semaphores is problem
for other things besides mod_python too.