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Date:      Fri, 6 Feb 2009 20:27:34 +0100 (CET)
From:      "Gelsema, P \(Patrick\) - FreeBSD" <freebsd@superhero.nl>
To:        "Dan Nelson" <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: /var grows, apache open file, which file?
Message-ID:  <922bbbdc3563fcba8c8ed34d7fa6bf1f.squirrel@webmail.superhero.nl>
In-Reply-To: <20090206190553.GB13084@dan.emsphone.com>
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On Fri, February 6, 2009 20:05, Dan Nelson wrote:
> In the last episode (Feb 06), Gelsema, P (Patrick) - FreeBSD said:
>> I noticed that my var slice is getting eaten by apache. The amount of
>> free
>> space is getting less and less per day.  So I started to investigate.
>>
>> I did the following;
>>
>> # fstat -u www | grep var | more
>> www      httpd      97042    9 /var      74653 -rw-------  176907484  w
>> www      httpd      97042   12 /var      71575 -rw-------  1345623  w
>> www      httpd      97042   13 /var      24693 -rw-r--r--       0  w
>> www      httpd      97042   15 /var      70919 -rw-------       0  w
>> www      httpd      97042   16 /var      70919 -rw-------       0  w
>> www      httpd      26059    9 /var      74653 -rw-------  176907484  w
>> www      httpd      26059   12 /var      71575 -rw-------  1345623  w
>>
>> So I have an Inumber, lets search for that.
>>
>> # find / -inum 74653
>> /usr/ports/net/pptpclient/files
>>
>> This confuses me! That is on a different slice.
>
> Then that is not the inode you are looking for.  Use "find -x /var ..." to

doesnt return anything.

> limit the search to just the /var mountpoint.  Your problem is probably
> due
> to a bad logfile rotator that isn't signalling apache to close&reopen the
> logs, so it keeps logging to a file you have deleted.  If you're using
> newsyslog, make sure you have listed your apache pidfile on the line
> correspoinding to any apache logs so it knows which process to signal.
> See
> the newsyslog.conf manpage for more details.

Added /var/run/httpd.pid to newsyslog.conf and restarted apache.

I am also using cronolog.

from httpd.conf:
CustomLog "| /usr/local/sbin/cronolog
/var/log/apache2/%Y/%m/%d/access.log" combined

Thanks Patrick

>
> --
> 	Dan Nelson
> 	dnelson@allantgroup.com
>




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