Joe, > Use cgiwrap. You can configure exactly how much cpu they get to use. > I used it on a solaris machine that we were teaching a course on digital > media on, and magically the load problems disappeared. There's a deb package for it too. The problem is that it has a not standard log file for debian... /usr/log/cgiwrap.log! I'd guess I'll have to submit a bug report... -- p.