Article ID: 8518, created on May 13, 2010, last review on Apr 17, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 9.5 for Linux/Unix

Symptoms

Parallels Panel 9.5 version was installed on a clear CloudLinux 5.4.
After that Apache starts to load CPU and the /var/log/httpd/error_log file grows with the following errors:
# tail -f /var/log/httpd/error_log

Can't init lve instance -2[Thu May 06 18:06:02 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
Can't init lve instance -2[Thu May 06 18:06:02 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
Can't init lve instance -2[Thu May 06 18:06:02 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
Can't init lve instance -2[Thu May 06 18:06:02 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
[Thu May 06 18:06:02 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
[Thu May 06 18:06:02 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
[Thu May 06 18:06:02 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
[Thu May 06 18:06:02 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
[Thu May 06 18:06:02 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
Can't init lve instance -2Can't init lve instance -2Can't init lve instance -2Can't init lve instance -2Can't init lve instance -2Can't init lve instance -2Can't init lve instance -2[Thu May 06 18:06:03 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting
[Thu May 06 18:06:03 2010] [error] cgid daemon process died, restarting


Resolution

It may be caused by vendor providing of an Apache instance with the mod_sucgid module, which requires the device /dev/lve

LVE (Lightweight Virtual Environments) is a CloudLinux technology allows to increase server density.

According to CloudLinux website(http://www.cloudlinux.com/downloads) to switch on the LVE feature it is necessary to install the mod_hostinglimits package:
# yum install mod_hostinglimits

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