Apache prefork module. Processes not being forked under heavy load

I have an apache prefork module http server running on linux machine. The machine has 8GB RAM. I have following in my /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf:

<IfModule prefork.c>     StartServers       8     MinSpareServers    5     MaxSpareServers   20     ServerLimit      512     MaxClients       512     MaxRequestsPerChild  4000 </IfModule> 

The problem is that no more child processes are getting forked after 256 and the requests are getting queued. I can see the number of child processes stuck at 256 under heavy load.

The average memory of a httpd process is aboout 3.69 MB.

Which melee weapons have the Two-Handed and Reach property, but lack Heavy and Special?

For my Kensei monk I’m exploring potential additional kensei weapons.

Kensei Weapons. Choose two types of weapons to be your kensei weapons: one melee weapon and one ranged weapon. Each of these weapons can be any simple or martial weapon that lacks the heavy and special properties. The longbow is also a valid choice. You gain proficiency with these weapons if you don’t already have it. Weapons of the chosen types are monk weapons for you. Many of this tradition’s features work only with your kensei weapons. When you reach 6th, 11th, and 17th level in this class, you can choose another type of weapon – either melee or ranged – to be a kensei weapon for you, following the criteria above.

At level 3 I picked the longsword and longbow. At level 6 I’d like to pick a two-handed non-heavy non-special melee weapon, preferably with reach. Conceptually, a polearm would be sweet. Mechanically, a damage die of 1d8 or higher would be awesome.

Going through the list of equipment a couple times now, I seem to have only three options that come close:

  • a greatclub has two-handed but lacks reach.
  • a whip has reach but lacks two-handed.
  • a lance has reach and “kind of two-handed”, but also has the special property (so can’t be a kensei weapon unfortunately).

Are there actually such weapons, by RAW, that fulfill my wishes? In other words, is my source for equipment up-to-date with all the released books, including the playtest material of Unearthed Arcana?


In case it matters: I like the idea of wielding a two-handed reach weapon as an unarmored old man, because I think it’s cool. It’s inspired by dextrous martial artists IRL that wield relatively light polearms.

As a small race with a heavy weapon, does enlage remove the disadvantage?

The heavy property is described as

A heavy weapon’s size and bulk make it too large for a Small creature to use effectively.

And in the enlarge spell it states the following

The target’s weapons also grow to match its new size.

This implies that the weapon grows along with the target and thus the weapon would still be too large to wield.

I could not find anything on large weapons other then heavy weapons giving disadvantage on small creatures.

So does enlarge remove the disadvantage from the heavy weapon or does the weapon grow with you and then would still be to big to wield?

Intel Skylake graphics on linux screen flashes and heavy tearing

Dell Latitude 7480 using an updated Arch linux – with integrated graphics:

VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Skylake GT2 [HD Graphics 520] (rev 07)

Few months ago i started experiencing weird graphics interruptions: Gnome DE started flashing and parts of the menus stayed as ghosts after using them. I moved to i3 where i didn’t experience this behavior.

Once in a few minutes i have a weird reddish square artifact. I still try to check out gnome but the issues are still there. In the last couple of weeks i get the following screen and can get out of it only with a hard reset. my screen when it's going wild

I tried the TearFree options, the modesetting driver, the Intel driver with config (xf86-video-intel) but without success.

I’m trying to figure out if it’s a software or hardware issues.

Will be happy to provide any logs/information that is needed to figure it out.

About “jbd2/md2-8”, if mysql server is disabled on Debian server and IO and load is still high when heavy raid5 disk activity is present [on hold]

About “jbd2/md2-8”, if mysql server is disabled on the Debian server and IO and load is still high when heavy raid5 disk activity is present. Its a Hetzner server with soft raid5 4x6tb HGST 7200 HDD with i7 plus 32gb of ram. Examining the IOTOP, jbd2/md2-8 would popup every few seconds when there is high HDD write like 50-90mb/s of some hdd write will cause jbd2/md2-8 to take 99% every few seconds of IO time, also I always get load of 4-6. What to tweak when mysql is disabled I don’t use it? Is jbd2/md2-8 journal using some internal version of mysql?

Frozen (then crashed) Sublime Text 3 running two heavy python scripts simultaneously

I have a pretty powerful computer. For 2 years, I was able to run multiple (3+) python scripts each handling large amount of data (hundred of thousand rows) simultaneously without any issues, using Sublime Text 3.

But I don’t know what happened, and I don’t recall making any changes on Sublime Text or Python installation, when I am trying to run 2 heavy-duty python scripts, the second one will have a blurred, frozen screen, and eventually crashed.

I have also checked my Task Manager, its CPU and Memory usage during that execution time were around 10-25% range, with nothing maxed out.

How do I check and resolve this issue? How do I run multiple heavy python scripts on Sublime Text 3 without problem like I used to?

Does multi-classing into Fighter give you heavy armor?

A lot of build guides I’ve seen suggest you should dip into Fighter in order to get heavy armor proficiency. But that doesn’t seem right since the multi-class rules in the PHB (p164) does not list heavy armor as a proficiency you get.

Have I misunderstood something? Is there a way to get heavy armor by multi-classing into fighter?

What is the best way to scale heavy for loops in Flask application on AWS? [on hold]

The service is to process the file that may contain 10-50 pages, what is the most recommended way to scale the for loop that I did on each page? Spark? Message Queue? AWS Lambda (I’m actually not so sure about this and how could it be used with Elastic Container Service) or maybe other simpler solutions?