[ubuntu-uk] Server Crashes

Daniel Case danielcase10 at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 4 11:39:55 BST 2010

Ahhh...Thank you Al,
how do I control how much RAM Apache&PHP can have?


On 4 August 2010 11:32, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:

> On 4 August 2010 11:25, Daniel Case <danielcase10 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > I have a VPS which keeps crashing down when im using the Wordpress 3.0.1
> > admin panel, where could i find log files for what keeps happening? Could
> i
> > also check for a DoS attack?
> I have a VPS running wordpress and mine was also experiencing issues.
> I discovered that I could trigger the issue by visiting certain admin
> URLs. Apache would go mad and consume all available RAM and swap. It
> would then run out of memory and the kernel would go round killing
> things.
> I've limited the amount of RAM that PHP and Apache can use which seems
> to have stemmed the issue for now, but this looks more like a PHP
> issue than a wordpress one.
> Al.
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