[nSLUG] httpd busy on idle machine?
bbaydar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 09:07:53 ADT 2015
Sounds like you haven't tweaked the default Slackware config. For such a
low volume server I would edit the config (probably in
/etc/httpd/httpd.conf) to check and decrease if needed the following
See the section on performance tuning
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/misc/perf-tuning.html for some details on
other things to check.
On Sun, Jul 5, 2015 at 5:43 PM, Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:
> Stephen Yorke <syorke at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Apache? I switched to nginx a year ago and never looked back.
> > Is there a particular reason for using Apache?
> It's what comes with the Slackware distro.
> This isn't a production/enterprise machine. This is my personal
> laptop. No outsiders are using the web server. I use it, in
> conjunction with my own cgi-bin scripts, to retrieve pages from the
> Some page in ~/ on localhost contains a ->
> link, possibly the ACTION attribute of a <FORM..., which points to ->
> http://localhost/cgi-bin/some-perl-script ->
> script reads ENV, composes a query, opens socket on remote host ->
> script sends query ->
> script reads and unpacks reply ->
> script edits reply to suit me ->
> script composes a response and hands it back to Apache ->
> Apache returns response to my browser
> and, occasionally, to look at pages across my LAN.
> So I don't have to manage httpd for numerous or random or possibly
> malicious users, heavy loads or other production matters. This all
> works fine on my older (2.4 kernel, apache-1.3.37) desktop system and
> httpd doesn't show up in top(1) as active when nothing is calling on
> So fetching, installing, figuring out, tweaking a completely different
> web server sounds like totally unnecessary bother and possily spawning
> new annoyances.
> Michael Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada .~.
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