[nycbug-talk] Apache and FreeBSD

Bjorn Nelson o_sleep at belovedarctos.com
Tue Jul 14 22:12:17 EDT 2009

Matt Juszczak wrote:
>> Can you try to recreate what httpd is doing?  As www, try to mktemp 
>> in /tmp or run a flock on a file in /var/log.  Alternatively, try to 
>> remove perms from either dir to www to see if you can see the 
>> behavior just before it errors.  If you see the behavior before the 
>> crash, then you know it's not that dir but the other.  Maybe you can 
>> find an httpd.conf directive or a module that lets you start a sub 
>> process, then have it start something that gives a shell (xterm, 
>> screen, vnc), then you play around from the perspective of the 
>> process and see what doesn't work.
> It isn't actually crashing (well, not unless it gets totally bogged 
> down). For the most part, we're just spiraling the box.
I mean for you to force a crash or rather an permission error and see if 
the behavior happens before or after it depending on which place you 
lock down.  Then you will know what component is actually affecting your 


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