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Bug 71655 - LogLevel setting causes pre-mature connection close with PHP
LogLevel setting causes pre-mature connection close with PHP
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apache (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-08-16 05:21 EDT by Jakob Xstergaard
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-21 06:48:16 EDT
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Description Jakob Xstergaard 2002-08-16 05:21:25 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.0.0; Linux)

Description of problem:
If the LogLevel in the apache configuration file is changed from the default "warn" to "notice", the server will start dropping connections. It will simply close the connection after having received the "GET /test.php HTTP/1.0" request, for roughly 1/3 of the requests. The other 2/3 of the requests will go thru just fine.

If the loglevel is changed to "info", no PHP requests will be served at all.

If however I fetch a static page, every single request will work just fine.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set loglevel to "info"
2. Put a PHP-4 page on your server (using the standard redhat php modules)
3. Re-load the page, re-load, re-load, re-load


Actual Results:  Konqueror says "Connection broken". Wget says "Connection closed while parsing headers". An echo+telnet confirms that *nothing* is sent from the server after the GET request is accepted.

Expected Results:  It should have served the page.

Oh, and this is *NOT* a bug in the PHP page - we created a test page with a single "echo" statement in it, and it failed as well.

Additional info:

It's a RedHat 7.3 machine with all updates as of August 16th.

The server runs SSL, but these errors happen on non-SSL enabled sites. Haven't tested with SSL.

The server runs five virtual domains.  It doesn't see a lot of load, so it's not a performance related problem.
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2004-09-21 06:48:16 EDT
Thanks for the report.  This is a mass bug update; since this release
of Red Hat Linux is no longer supported, please either:

a) try and reproduce the bug with a supported version of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux or Fedora Core, and re-open this bug as appropriate
after changing the Product field, or,

b) if relevant, try and reproduce this bug using the current version
of the upstream package, and report the bug upstream.

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