Problems with Cached DBI connections

Dirk Koopman djk at
Mon Nov 13 20:50:19 GMT 2006

On Mon, 2006-11-13 at 19:30 +0000, Simon Wistow wrote:
> Has anybody else seen a phenomenom where they're using cached DBI 
> connections but N processes run out of connections despite the fact that 
> the DB (in this case MySQL - not sure if that's relevant) has a 
> connection limit of M where N<M?
> FWIW "show processlist" shows that there are indeed M connections coming 
> in but I'm not sure where from.

Do you have dead apache processes lying around waiting on output to
drain on dead TCP connections?

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