[smokeping-users] Smokeping FCGI Issue?
tobi at oetiker.ch
Fri Jul 20 16:16:11 CEST 2012
Today Jason Yates wrote:
> I'm noticing an issue with the latest version of Smokeping & FCGI in that it appears to spawn new processes without killing old ones correctly and I'm wondering if anybody else sees the same. Over a period of a week or two this slowly fills up the memory on my server until either the box crashes or I manage to kill the processes.
> Over the course of the last 10 days I ended up with 200+ of the following processes which I'm assuming is attributed to FCGI as if I hit the GUI a few times it will spawn another one.
> apache 1088 1 0 03:19 ? 00:00:03 /usr/bin/perl /opt/smokeping/bin/smokeping_cgi /opt/smokeping/etc/config
> apache 2794 1 0 11:47 ? 00:00:02 /usr/bin/perl /opt/smokeping/bin/smokeping_cgi /opt/smokeping/etc/config
> apache 7109 1 0 12:40 ? 00:00:03 /usr/bin/perl /opt/smokeping/bin/smokeping_cgi /opt/smokeping/etc/config
> apache 7607 1 0 06:32 ? 00:00:04 /usr/bin/perl /opt/smokeping/bin/smokeping_cgi /opt/smokeping/etc/config
> For now I have a script that runs periodically and kills any old processes but I haven't done anything special with smokeping or FCGI & I'm using the .fcgi that comes bundled with smokeping - is there something I've missed or is this a bug?
> Also along the same lines - I find that I have to restart apache after updating the config file in order to see the changes reflected in the GUI.
this depends on the configuration of your webservers fastcgi module
... in apache, you can configure how many instances get spawnd and
how long they stick around ...
> Thanks in advance.
> Jason Yates
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