100% CPU use in ngx_http_finalize_connection
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Fri Mar 24 13:03:53 UTC 2017
On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 01:31:35PM +0100, Richard Stanway wrote:
> I recently moved our site to a new server running Linux 4.9, Debian
> 8.7 64 bit with nginx 1.11.11 from the nginx repository. Our config is
> straightforward - epoll, a few proxy backends and a few fastcgi
> backends, a handful of vhosts, some with HTTP2, geoip module loaded.
> No AIO, no threads, no timer_resolution.
> After some time, nginx worker processes are getting stuck at 100% CPU
> use in what seems to be ngx_http_finalize_connection. New requests
> hitting the worker are completely stalled. Eventually all nginx
> workers will become stuck and the sites become unreachable.
> I'm running older versions of nginx on the same versions of Debian and
> Linux at other sites without a problem, but the server giving me
> problems also receives a much larger amount of traffic than the
> others. Due to the traffic, the debug log gets incredibly large which
> makes it difficult to isolate the error. I've posted a 1 second
> excerpt of the core debug log at http://pastebin.com/hqzGzjTV during
> the time that some of the workers were at 100%, however I'm not sure
> this contains enough information. I'll look into enabling HTTP level
> logging if necessary.
> Has anyone experienced anything similar to this or have any ideas
> where to start looking to debug this?
> nginx version: nginx/1.11.11
> built by gcc 4.9.2 (Debian 4.9.2-10)
> #0 0x000055d533ab87e8 in ngx_pfree (pool=0x55d536202fe0,
> p=0x55d5361636c0) at src/core/ngx_palloc.c:282
> #1 0x000055d533af54d9 in ngx_http_set_keepalive (r=<optimized out>)
> at src/http/ngx_http_request.c:3000
> #2 ngx_http_finalize_connection (r=<optimized out>) at
> #3 0x000055d533af0d8b in ngx_http_core_content_phase
> (r=0x55d536136f10, ph=0x55d537cbf210) at
I think I see the problem.
Please try the following patch:
diff --git a/src/http/ngx_http_request.c b/src/http/ngx_http_request.c
@@ -2904,6 +2904,7 @@ ngx_http_set_keepalive(ngx_http_request_
cl->buf = b;
+ cl->next = NULL;
hc->busy = cl;
hc->nbusy = 1;
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