Apache error: winnt_accept: Asynchronous AcceptEx failed.

Last week our production server (windows 2003 Server, Apache, PHP) decided to start acting rather strangely. The instability was tracked down to a conflict with eAccelerator and the php Oracle drivers.

After updating the Oracle drivers we were left with a new problem. Occasionally Apache would crash and report the following error message:

winnt_accept: Asynchronous AcceptEx failed.

After spending some time on Google I managed to find a fix.
Simply make these changes to the Apache httpd.conf file:

RSC JISC Moodle User Group May 1st 09 Report

The RSC JISC Moodle User group on Friday 1st May 2009 was once again very well attended – and there were some new faces too.  There has been lots of Moodle theme improvements by many of the member colleges. 

Leeds College of Music have been using the ‘Page Module’ to good effect and Steve Dale from Education Bradford was on hand once again to show us some rather exciting content generation resources.