After lighttpd went down several times. I attached gdb to it.
This is what I got:
Program received signal SIGBUS, Bus error.
0x000000000041f4c2 in generate_crc32c (buffer=0x7f044e7b8000 "\211PNG\r\n\032\n", length=22305) at crc32.c:78
#0 0x000000000041f4c2 in generate_crc32c (buffer=0x7f044e7b8000 "\211PNG\r\n\032\n", length=22305) at crc32.c:78
#1 0x00007f044b4e3b40 in deflate_file_to_buffer_gzip (srv=<value optimized out>, con=<value optimized out>, p=0x1932ca0, start=0x7f044e7b8000 "\211PNG\r\n\032\n", st_size=22305,
mtime=<value optimized out>) at mod_compress.c:291
#2 0x00007f044b4e4c6a in deflate_file_to_file (srv=0x1910010, con=0x195ba60, p_d=0x1932ca0) at mod_compress.c:506
#3 mod_compress_physical (srv=0x1910010, con=0x195ba60, p_d=0x1932ca0) at mod_compress.c:816
#4 0x000000000041b548 in plugins_call_handle_subrequest_start (srv=0x1910010, con=0x195ba60) at plugin.c:272
#5 0x000000000040a158 in http_response_prepare (srv=0x1910010, con=0x195ba60) at response.c:724
#6 0x000000000040d689 in connection_state_machine (srv=0x1910010, con=0x195ba60) at connections.c:1456
#7 0x00000000004094a2 in main (argc=<value optimized out>, argv=<value optimized out>) at server.c:1495
The only thing which I access with this is static files from munin.
The backtrace looks like it has something todo with mod_compress. I will deactivate that mod in the hope it runs more stable.
Updated by 1ApRiL almost 10 years ago
1. Good question. I tested now if it makes sense to compress png. Result: No, it only saves less than 0.2% of traffic.
2. Yes, munin replaces the png files every 5 minutes. Maybe lighttpd compressed the png while it was rewritten. That could be the reason.
So I know now that compressing PNG is stupid and you know that a possible reason for crash could be a file change while compressing.
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