FreeBSD 6.2+PHP+700 sites = DNS Issues?

Mel fbsd.questions at
Wed Mar 5 14:32:49 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 05 March 2008 12:01:11 Simon Street wrote:
> In addition i've attempted adding:
> kern.maxfilesperproc=65536
> kern.ipc.somaxconn=1024
> kern.ipc.maxsockbuf=2097152
> kern.maxprocperuid=9000
> to sysctl.conf
> kern.maxproc=10240
> kern.maxfiles=65536
> kern.ipc.nmbclusters=32768
> kern.ipc.maxsockets=51200
> to loader.conf
> I've also disabled ipv6 in the kernel (can't remember where I saw this
> suggestion)
> Post this I've recompiled apache with:
> [root@~]# export CFLAGS="-DFD_SETSIZE=12000"
> [root@~]# export CXX_FLAGS="-DFD_SETSIZE=12000"
> [root@~]# /scripts/easyapache (this is the cPanel script that auto
> regens apache/php/addons)
> I'm having a hard time believing that this issue only plagues FreeBSD
> and is unfixable!
> Anyone got any ideas on what else I can change?

Well, you're probably not reaching any CPanel users, so how about posting the 
offending script. Companies like to blame others, lawyers tell them to.

What is this script doing anyway, that it needs 12000 open file descriptors?


Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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