When reloading nginx-0.8.54, number of workers increases
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Thu May 24 10:32:31 UTC 2012
On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 06:10:47AM -0400, zealot83 wrote:
> This is the situation:
> I giva heavy traffic continually by using ApacheBench, say:
> while :; do ab -n 100000 -c 1000 'http://localhost/; done.
> And also I reload nginx continually by using while syntax.
> When looking at the master/worker process by using ps command,
> the number of worker processes increase in a moment.
This is normal. While reloading configuration nginx starts new
worker processes and then shutdowns old ones. Old workers exit as
long as they finish processing of requests in progress.
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