Logrotate leads to segmentation faults in apache2?

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by BoxSon, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. BoxSon

    BoxSon New Member

    Hi all,

    the last 2 weeks one of my servers began to make problems. At 10:30pm apache didn't respond anymore. The first time this happened i did restart apache and all websites where available.

    As this happened again and again i had a deeper look into the logfiles. In the apache2 error.log i could see, that at 10:30pm the apache recieved a signal to do a reload. This signal seems to come from logrotate after rotating the apache logs.

    Last week at 6 from 7 nights apache ended with the message:

    [Sun Feb 17 22:59:31 2013] [notice] child pid 20232 exit signal Segmentation fault (11)

    The distribution is openSuse 12.2 64 Bit with latest stable ispConfig 3 installed.

    What could cause this problem? any Idea what i can do to make sure that apache comes back alive after rotating logs? Maybe this is a timing issue?

    Any help appreciated !


  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    The logs are rotated at 0:30 AM by ispconfig and not 10:30 AM, so the reason for your problem might be a different script.

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