[Modules] mod_gnutls making Apache use 100% CPU

Simon Josefsson simon at josefsson.org
Fri Apr 24 05:55:07 EDT 2009

Sander Marechal <s.marechal at jejik.com> writes:

> Simon Josefsson wrote:
>> Maybe libdb people are interested in your cache file, to debug this,
>> although it does contain sensitive information so be careful about
>> sending it.
> In that case the libdb people are out of luck. If it was just my
> information in there then it wouldn't matter so much, but there is a lot
> of other people's information in there as well.
>> You could install memcached and modify
>> /etc/apache2/mods-available/gnutls.conf to use it instead of a dbm file.
> Sounds good. Thanks for the advice.

If memcached works better, it would be useful to know.  You could also
try again with dbm, and see for how long it works unless you run into
the same problem.  But I've seen it before, so probably there is a real
bug in there.

>> Btw, your MTA refuses direct e-mails:
>> We're sorry, but the user account you are trying to reach has exceeded its
>> size limit.  As a result, we were unable to deliver this message to the
>> intended recipient.  Please try sending this message again at a later time.
>> Reporting-MTA: DNS; mycingular.com
>> Received-From-MTA: DNS; []
>> Final-Recipient: RFC822; clague at mycingular.com
> That's not me. I run my own mailserver on mail.jejik.com and have no
> limits (except for the size of the hard drive :-) I've never heared of
> mycingular.com
> Are you sure it's not somebody else subscribed to this mailinglist?

Ah, you are right.


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