php-cgi constantly recycles every couple of minutes

Juan Fco. Giordana juangiordana at
Tue Jan 26 01:53:37 MSK 2010

On 01/25/2010 07:17 PM, mindfrost82 wrote:
> [snip]
> The problem that I'm having is that while viewing TOP, php-cgi seems
> to die and restart about every 2-3 minutes, sometimes as often as
> every minute.  At least it restarts itself, but that can take a
> couple of seconds, causing a delay if you happen to be browsing the
> site during this time.
> In the above script, I've tried increasing the PHP_FCGI_MAX_REQUESTS,
> even as high as 1,000,000.  I've also tried completely omitting that
> value.  No matter what, php-cgi reacts the same way.
> I know it needs to recycle itself to prevent memory leaks, but I
> don't think it should be happening that often.  Any ideas on how to
> fix this?

Maybe posting in php-fpm mailing list can be of more help.

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