Suggestions on a PPPoE server with mpd
einstein at yawl.com.br
Mon May 19 18:22:05 UTC 2008
Julian Elischer wrote:
> Einstein Oliveira wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> In an attempt to change from pppoed + ppp to mpd I'm having some
>> strange behaviour with the later on the same host that usually handles
>> 100+ clients with the former.
>> Basically it's a i386 FreeBSD 6.3 system with mpd-5.1 and 1 GB Ram.
>> Users can connect without any problem.
>> After a few minutes a SECOND mpd process is initiated and this one
>> consumes all idle processing of the host.
>> Whoever is connected before that still remains connected but no new
>> user can get in anymore. Also logging stops being generated.
>> The only solution is a killall -KILL on mpd.
>> On another host I have the same configuration working as expected but
>> with less than 50 clients.
>> Both configurations are the same from mpd.conf.sample.
>> So I'm looking for any suggestions that somebody has been using to
>> handle that many pppoe connections (100+) with mpd.
> people have handled many more than 100 I think..
> however there is no reason that a 2nd should start up.
> what is teh PPID of the 2nd?
> are you sure that it isn't being started up by whatever starts up the
The second process has a bigger PID than the first and I'm using the
default /usr/local/etc/rc.d/mpd5 as startup script with mpd_enable="YES"
Einstein Oliveira einstein at yawl.com.br
Yawl Internet Ltda. http://www.yawl.com.br/
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