[icecast] Icecast spawns processes when unable to contact YP

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue Apr 8 22:44:39 UTC 2003

On Wednesday 09 April 2003 02:07, Geoff Shang wrote:
> Hi:
> For the past few hours, www.oddsock.org/yp.cgi has been uncontactable.
> When I start the icecast server, it seems to perform very badly while
> trying to contact the YP server.  After a couple of minutes, the streaming
> begins to work, but it starts spawning processes at the rate of a couple a
> minute.  the following also starts appearing in the server log:

This sort of behaviour is why the yp servers aren't turned on by default. The 
yp code has very bad failure and performance characteristics.


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