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Wed Aug 27 10:26:30 MSD 2008
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 08:12:22AM +0200, Victor Iggy wrote:
> Ya, I learned that the hard way. Our production nginx server stopped
> accepting connections after a day of use. I might need to look into
> improving eventports support on solaris.
On the basis of I saw in debug log this is Solaris bug: nginx always
registers an event on listen socket after it has accepted a new connection,
but sometime the event is not triggered.
> Igor Sysoev wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 10:33:50PM -0700, mike wrote:
> >> Someone on #nginx blogged about this...
> >> http://letsgetdugg.com/view/Nginx_hidden_performance_option
> >> Wondering what OSes would benefit from this? and at what point would
> >> it help to turn on, or should it be on always, or should it never be
> >> on unless you plan on doing X connections per second?
> > The eventport method is available since 0.4.3:
> > Changes with nginx 0.4.3 26 Sep
> > 2006
> > *) Feature: the Solaris 10 event ports support.
> > It can be used on modern Solarises only. The similar methods are
> > kqueue (FreeBSD, MacOSX, NetBSD, OpenBSD) and epoll (Linux).
> > However, event ports have (or may be already had) some bugs: one of them
> > leads to panic, another stops accepting connections. This is the reason
> > why on Solaris nginx uses /dev/poll method as the best one.
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