Privvmpages Red Zone (Apache MPM Worker)

So, I always feel compelled to blog about issues I encounter with programming or sysadmin when they stump me for days — hopefully saving someone else the headache if they take the time to Google (with the correct terms, which is always key).

So I’ve been configuring a VPS for the new site that will be launching soon, and I kept running into issues with privvmpages in Parallels Power Panel (Virtuozzo). Virtuozzo would report privvmpages in the red zone — 370,614 pages of 393,216. Yet, oomguarpages would be completely fine, normal and low. I could not figure out what the deal was, and services were getting killed left and right.

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So at work, we’re currently starting to migrate our site to Day CQ5. And this week, I completed developer training with a few other members of our team. Probably one of the most interesting things I’ve found about CQ5 is CRX, or the Content Repository Extreme, which just Day’s implementation of the JCR-170 spec (Java Content Repository).

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Facebook: We Own You

So Laure pointed this out to me the other day, and I have to say, it is pretty ridiculous. It seems as if Facebook updated their Terms of Service with new language that basically says we own your content forever, neenier neenier poo poo, there’s nothing you can do do.

I’ve never been a fan of any social site’s TOS, that’s why I haven’t placed any of my videos on YouTube, or really even posted anything on Facebook other then my shoe. But this certainly takes it to a whole new level, and hopefully the community will continue to question Mark Zuckerberg and won’t let his lame answer slide.

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Project:Fracture Launch

Hey Everyone!

I just wanted to announce that Laure and I have launched a new website, Project Fracture! This makes the sixth site we’re currently hosting on our SLHost VPS (without a hitch I might add… even on the smallest plan).

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Netfirms Pretty Permalinks Now Supported By Netfirms?

I had a couple of posts today regarding 404 errors popping up with my Netfirms Pretty Permalinks plugin. As I’d mentioned before, I’ve actually switched off of Netfirms, so I wasn’t able to confirm or troubleshoot the issue until tonight (big thanks to Seth at for allowing me access to test).

After an hour of trying to get WordPress to even upload and install (FTP kept timing out, and the install page was littered with MySQL Server Has Gone Away errors), I can confirm the following:

  1. It seems as if Netfirms has updated their servers to support WordPress pretty permalinks out of the box
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