[Freeswitch-users] FreeSWITCH suddenly have a child processes
mike at freeswitch.org
Mon Aug 31 15:47:20 UTC 2020
Probably something doing fork-exec and that not being closed properly
> On Aug 28, 2020, at 6:10 AM, <ziv at ip-com.co.il> <ziv at ip-com.co.il> wrote:
> We have an occasional situation where the one FreeSWITCH process suddenly have a child process.
> We do not know what circumstances may have caused it. Happens every few days.
> The child process consumes memory like the normal process, which is a significant amount. It doesn’t consume CPU.
> In the case that we didn’t restart FreeSWITCH after the problem happened, later it happened again and we had 2 child processes.
> When killing the child process, FreeSWITCH seems to continue working normally, but this is not a thing we’d do on our production machines.
> Happens on one specific FreeSWITCH, our other machines do not show this behavior.
> The FreeSWITCH log for the time the child process starts shows initialization messages as when the normal process starts, but nothing that could tell us why the child starts.
> After noticing the issue on FreeSWITCH 1.8.5, we upgraded to 1.10.5 via “apt” (didn’t build from source) but the problem is still there.
> O/S: Debian 9.13 (we didn’t upgrade it when upgraded FreeSWITCH)
> FreeSWITCH: 1.10.5-release-17-25569c1631~64bit
> We use FusionPBX to operate the system.
> “ps -ef” shows:
> UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD
> freeswi+ 470 23710 0 11:25 ? 00:00:00 /usr/bin/freeswitch -ncwait -nonat
> freeswi+ 23710 1 62 Aug26 ? 1-11:31:26 /usr/bin/freeswitch -ncwait -nonat
> “top” shows
> PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
> 23710 freeswi+ -2 19 3627008 1.543g 13972 S 110.7 20.7 2136:50 freeswitch
> 470 freeswi+ 39 19 3615296 1.507g 884 S 0.0 20.2 0:00.02 freeswitch
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