[ic] Died in server spawn: read: closed

Josh Lavin josh at perusion.net
Wed Jan 5 17:21:59 UTC 2011

On 01/04/2011 12:29 PM, Grant wrote:
>>> I'm getting messages like this in my global error log every few days:
>>> Died in server spawn: read: closed at
>>> /usr/local/interchange/lib/Vend/Server.pm line 728.
>>> Today a user described what I think was a 500 Internal Server Error
>>> apache2 error page which corresponds to one of these errors.
>>> Does anyone know more about what could be happening or how to track it down?
>>> - Grant
>> Have you checked your Apache error logs for entries at that same time?
>> DB
> I've just done that and I see that the error corresponds to this
> apache2 error message about half of the time:
> close: Broken pipe\n,
> It always seems to be a POST and it can be SSL or not.  Any idea where
> to look from here?

Are you using Interchange::Link, or the regular cgi-bin script?

What about looking at line 728 of your Server.pm (and its context)? That 
may have some clues.

Josh Lavin
Perusion -- Expert Interchange Consulting    http://www.perusion.com/

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