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Apache 2.2.11/Subversion memory leak

Posted in Computación with tags , , , , , , , on 24/August/2015 by Alex Pérez

We are running a small-medium site with about 150 svn projects in a old server windows 2003/apache 2.2/svn 1.6.6. Some users reported us that the SVN server goes down. Something is wrong with the svn server: from time to time the apache service starts hogging memory and it dies with only a message:

[crit] Parent: child process exited with status 3 -- Aborting.
[info] removed PID file C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/logs/ (pid=1436)

It’s not really critical if you configure the service to restart on error, but it’s annoying enough to do some further research.

Server free memory, before and after the change implementation.

free memory reported by Zabbix, as returned by perfmon (memory available) (

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