Re: Apache and Netware 6.5
Paul Gear <pgear <at> redlands.qld.edu.au>
2004-10-22 01:46:08 GMT
Charles Candale wrote:
> Hello All,
> It is great to have a list like this i.e. Novell and Schools!
> I am experiencing some problems with memory leaks on our Netware servers. We
> have Netware 6.5 SP1 and I am considering installing NW65SP2 to fix the
> problem. The problem is after a server has been rebooted the Cache Buffers
> is around 60%. Within 2 days it is around 20%. I noticed this morning that
> one of our servers ran out of Cache Buffers completely and there was an
> abended process of one of Apache's worker threads. Apache is loaded and
> running on all our Netware servers. I am also looking at any patches
> available for Apache.
Ah, the bane of my existence for the past few months. Craig Wiley
from the Brisbane Novell office posted the following on the SEQNUG
list a few weeks back:
> As an FYI, TID10091980 covering memory fragmentation issues in NetWare
> 6.5 has been re-written with additional information and re-posted. The
> TID contains five steps that customers can use to resolve memory
> fragmentation issues they may be experiencing.
> Customers experiencing memory fragmentation issues are encouraged to
> try the steps detailed in the TID, in order from 1 to 5. Note that
> customers should *not* do all 5 at once and that these steps ONLY apply
> when NetWare 6.5 SP2 has been installed.
Applying SP2 and following the other steps in the TID mentioned above
fixed the problem for me.
Paul Gear, Manager IT Operations, Redlands College
38 Anson Road, Wellington Point 4160, Australia
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