Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Getting the following warning periodically in my apache error log. This occurs every 20 seconds to 200 minutes.

[Fri Sep 13 05:57:09 2013] [warn] (45)Deadlock situation detected/avoided: Failed to acquire SSL session cache lock

This article is the closest thing I can find, but it's low on practical troubleshooting advice.

share|improve this question
From what I can see he got rid of the problem by setting AcceptMutex pthread and not using the default fcntl. Did you try it on your system? –  Qben Sep 17 '13 at 12:40
add comment

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.