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When I perform a:

systemctl stop httpd

Apache often takes minutes to stop. The command:

apachectl gracefully-stop

always stops immediately. Anyone have any idea what might be causing this? The commands:

systemctl start httpd


apachectl start

both run very quickly. Somehow this is both systemd and stopping httpd related (and possibly Arch Linux related).

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According to: there is an issue with the default systemd KillMode for Apache.

One temporary fix is to add KillMode=none to /usr/lib/systemd/system/httpd.service

Be sure to run sudo systemctl --system daemon-reload after you make the change.

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