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i am try to convert some file with exec in php and get the return . i do this and this is work so successfully but if i run it for more than 10 times, the webserver (wampserver) get crash and i must restart server to continue ?

the only thing is unusually it's in my processes in taskmanager . if the convert files be successfully "cmd.exe" closed automatically after that, but if convert get worse the cmd.exe not closed and it remain in processes and i force it to close with "end process" but wampserver can not work until i restart it completely ?

is there any idea about solve apache or php or server problem ? System : wampserver version 2.0 on windows xp and 2003 server .

thanks

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It sounds like there is a problem with how many requests it serves. The key, then(failing fixing the tool) is to restart the apache process after 9 times. Have you checked out the MaxRequestsPerChild setting under either prefork.c or worker.c? From httpd.conf:

# MaxRequestsPerChild: maximum number of requests a server process serves
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i found this in my httpd.conf at C:\xampp\apache\conf\ it is : "MaxRequestsPerChild 0", i must change it ? –  dashtebash Jun 29 '09 at 11:41
    
I would. A setting of 0 means that it is unlimited. And if it turns out to be a bad idea because it dies(faster than it already does) or something similar, then you can change it back. –  Kevin M Jun 29 '09 at 16:58

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