Breaking Varnish

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Jan 21 23:02:18 CET 2009

In message <6545783F-B1A7-4FDA-94D8-8439A2D13A19 at>, Tim Kientzle wri

>Under heavy load, we're seeing a lot of segfaults and
>assertion failures.  I've pasted an excerpt below of
>two of the issues we've seen using Varnish 2.0.2 on Linux
>2.6.21 kernel with the default VCL (using command-line options
>to set the listen address and the addresses of the two back-end

Hi Tim,

Can I get you to take -trunk for a spin ?

At least the second of the problems you pasted I'm pretty sure I
have nailed recently and the first one could easily be the same one
in a different disguise.


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