For months I've been running a few websites on a VPS and now a Wordpress website is killing my network interface.
I've just installed Wordpress and when I update the new website via wp-admin the network connection on the VPS suddenly stops working. The network interface is still up but hosts are unreachable, either via hostname or IP.
The only way to get connectivity is to take the network down and up again:
ifdown eth0; ifup eth0
- This only happens when saving data in wp-admin
- Posting comments via the frontend works
- Other PHP and non PHP websites work
- Other network applications like apt-get, ping, etc work
Nothing mentionable is reported in
/var/log/[messages|nginx]. The output of
route seem normal.
The server install is pretty vanilla:
- Hardware: KVM node
- OS: Debian Lenny
- Nginx: 0.6.32
- PHP: 5.2.6-1 via FastCGI
- Wordpress: 3.1.2
- MySQL: 5.0.51a