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Bug 3823 - Frequent ERR_ZERO_SIZE_OBJECT errors
Frequent ERR_ZERO_SIZE_OBJECT errors
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
PC Linux
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-10-29 05:29 UTC by Christopher Beland
Modified: 2006-02-22 21:03 UTC (History)
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Description Christopher Beland 2005-10-29 05:29:10 UTC
In recent days, perhaps 1 in 100 page saves produce an error like this:

Request: POST,
from via (squid/2.5.STABLE12-RC1) to
Error: ERR_ZERO_SIZE_OBJECT, errno [No Error] at Sat, 29 Oct 2005 05:23:25 GMT


If reporting this error to the Wikimedia System Administrators, please include
the following details:
Request: POST,
from via (squid/2.5.STABLE12-RC1) to
Error: ERR_ZERO_SIZE_OBJECT, errno [No Error] at Sat, 29 Oct 2005 05:24:51 GMT

I *think* but am not certain that this is more frequent on large pages.  They
also tend to occur in clusters (with respect to time).  Certainly they are not
limited to srv5.
Comment 1 Christopher Beland 2005-12-18 15:41:53 UTC
This is still happening.  I got this error twice today, each time when trying to
save an edit, within a few minutes of each other.  The pages were not
particularly large, I don't think.  It's off-peak and the site is otherwise
quite responsive, so I was a bit surprised.  Example:

Request: POST, from via (squid/2.5.STABLE12) to ([unknown])
Error: ERR_ZERO_SIZE_OBJECT, errno [No Error] at Sun, 18 Dec 2005 15:31:52 GMT
Comment 2 Christopher Beland 2005-12-18 21:36:59 UTC
Another burst of these.  The only unusual activity I can see on ganglia is
bursty network activity on bacon.  Is it possible a network segment is being
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2006-02-22 21:03:41 UTC
As far as I know these are under control now.

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