I just switched to Apache worker and I think was also having this problem with prefork recently. The site has very low traffic and is now having trouble processing a single request. Take a look at ...
I'm running CentOS 64 bit, and jsut found out I am running prefork MPM on my dual quad xeon. I was told worker will give me lower memory usage, and higher performance, since I run a very high traffic ...
I use this command: yum install apache2-mpm-worker with no success. Searching on google also not found Thanks.