Re: OS Error: Interrupted system call

cjs@iamerica.net ("cjs@iamerica.net")
Thu, 31 Oct 1996 09:19:51 -0600 (CST)

From: "cjs@iamerica.net" <cjs2895@ns1.zencom.com>
Message-Id: <199610311519.JAA16276@zencom.com>
Subject: Re: OS Error: Interrupted system call
To: mjs@cursci.co.uk (Michael Smith)
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 1996 09:19:51 -0600 (CST)
In-Reply-To: <3278735D.4161BBDF@cursci.co.uk> from "Michael Smith" at Oct 31, 96 09:37:33 am

Generally, when you get an uninterupted system call, it means that the
program received a signal while blocking on some resource.

I commonly stop my web browser half way thourgh loading a page (SIGPIPE).
Perhaps what you are seeing are other people who do the same. 

Christopher

> /disk3/livewww/samson/cgi-bin/up/udisplay.fpl failed for 198.109.194.2,
> reason: mod_fastcgi: Could not connect to application, OS error
> 'Connection refused'
> 
> And I can't figure out why the OS would be doing this.  Often I've
> noticed there's a rougue fastCGI process hanging around ... not sure if
> this is relevant.