Bug#234552: apache2-mpm-perchild: extremely slow startup at boot time
On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 10:02:00AM -0500, Charles Fry wrote:
> > > Every time my webserver reboots, apache2-mpm-perchild takes around 3
> > > minutes to startup. For a long time I thought it was hanging, and
> > > would simply kill it, but today I realized that after waiting long
> > > enough it would eventually start (at least some of the time). I
> > > realize that this is an experimental release, but there should be no
> > > difficulty in starting apache at boot time, inasmuch as it starts
> > > perfectly fine using the init.d scripts.
> > This is because your DNS is broken.
> In what way do you supsect that my DNS is broken? I am running under
> usermodelinux, so that may effect the order that certain things happen.
I'm not the OP but 'broken DNS' was my first guess too. Your server
probably tries to resolve its own hostname and somehow your DNS doesn't
answer (timeout - to be more precise).
Did you try to run: 'dig -x <your-host-IP-here>' ?
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