[TriLUG] apt and mirrors.trilug inaccessible.
linux-support at earthlink.net
Mon Nov 10 11:29:59 EST 2003
On Monday 10 November 2003 11:09, Jeremy Portzer wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-11-10 at 10:37, James Manning wrote:
> > > Anyone know why I can't access the trilug apt repository or the html
> > > page?
> > it's being fixed :)
> Okay, the problem has been resolved. Thanks Frank and James for
> noticing the problem.
> Apparently Apache (or more specifically, the "mm" component) has a bug
> in which it will not release semaphores properly. The kernel eventually
> runs out of semaphores, resulting in the error shown (semget: No space
> left on device) -- the "no space left on device" is not really correct,
> there just isn't apparently an errno for "out of semaphores".
> The workaround was to increase the number of available sempahores, by
> editing /etc/sysctl.conf and running "sysctl -p" as described in that
> bugzilla bug.
40 minutes to isolate a kernel resource exhaustion problem and fix it!
You're not in the same building. No phones. Three emails.
I stand awed.
Make clockwise circles with your right foot.
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