Hi,

This server:
# cat /etc/novell-release
Novell Open Enterprise Server Linux (i586)
VERSION = 9
PATCHLEVEL = 12/16/2005 OES SP2
# cat /etc/SuSE-release
SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 (i586)
VERSION = 9
PATCHLEVEL = 4

The startup sequence:
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Init: Initializing OpenSSL library
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Init: Seeding PRNG with 136 bytes of
entropy
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Loading certificate & private key of
SSL-aware server
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_pphrase.c(469): unencrypted
RSA private key - pass phrase not required
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Loading certificate & private key of
SSL-aware server
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_pphrase.c(469): unencrypted
RSA private key - pass phrase not required
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Init: Generating temporary RSA private
keys (512/1024 bits)
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Init: Generating temporary DH
parameters (512/1024 bits)
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Init: Initializing (virtual) servers
for SSL
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Configuring server for SSL protocol
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(405): Creating new
SSL context (protocols: SSLv2, SSLv3, TLSv1)
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(588): Configuring
permitted SSL ciphers [ALL:!ADH:!EXPORT56:RC4+RSA:+HIGH:+MEDIUM:+LOW:
+SSLv2:+EXP:+eNULL]
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(716): Configuring
RSA server certificate
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(755): Configuring
RSA server private key
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Configuring server for SSL protocol
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(405): Creating new
SSL context (protocols: SSLv2, SSLv3, TLSv1)
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(588): Configuring
permitted SSL ciphers [ALL:!ADH:!EXPORT56:RC4+RSA:+HIGH:+MEDIUM:+LOW:
+SSLv2:+EXP:+eNULL]
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(716): Configuring
RSA server certificate
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [warn] RSA server certificate CommonName (CN)
`golan.mggdlaw.loc' does NOT match server name!?
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(755): Configuring
RSA server private key
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Server: Apache/2.0.59, Interface:
mod_ssl/2.0.59, Library: OpenSSL/0.9.7d
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /
usr/sbin/suexec2)
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Init: Initializing OpenSSL library
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Init: Seeding PRNG with 136 bytes of
entropy
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Loading certificate & private key of
SSL-aware server
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_pphrase.c(469): unencrypted
RSA private key - pass phrase not required
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Loading certificate & private key of
SSL-aware server
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_pphrase.c(469): unencrypted
RSA private key - pass phrase not required
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:33 2011] [info] Init: Generating temporary RSA private
keys (512/1024 bits)
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [info] Init: Generating temporary DH
parameters (512/1024 bits)
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(365): shmcb_init
allocated 524288 bytes of shared memory
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(568): entered
shmcb_init_memory()
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(590): for 524288
bytes, recommending 4368 indexes
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(633):
shmcb_init_memory choices follow
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(635): division_mask
= 0x1F
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(637):
division_offset = 64
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(639): division_size
= 16382
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(641): queue_size =
1640
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(643): index_num =
136
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(645): index_offset
= 8
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(647): index_size =
12
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(649):
cache_data_offset = 8
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(651):
cache_data_size = 14734
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_scache_shmcb.c(664): leaving
shmcb_init_memory()
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [info] Shared memory session cache initialised
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [info] Init: Initializing (virtual) servers
for SSL
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [info] Configuring server for SSL protocol
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(405): Creating new
SSL context (protocols: SSLv2, SSLv3, TLSv1)
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(588): Configuring
permitted SSL ciphers [ALL:!ADH:!EXPORT56:RC4+RSA:+HIGH:+MEDIUM:+LOW:
+SSLv2:+EXP:+eNULL]
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(716): Configuring
RSA server certificate
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(755): Configuring
RSA server private key
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [info] Configuring server for SSL protocol
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(405): Creating new
SSL context (protocols: SSLv2, SSLv3, TLSv1)
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(588): Configuring
permitted SSL ciphers [ALL:!ADH:!EXPORT56:RC4+RSA:+HIGH:+MEDIUM:+LOW:
+SSLv2:+EXP:+eNULL]
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(716): Configuring
RSA server certificate
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [warn] RSA server certificate CommonName (CN)
`golan.mggdlaw.loc' does NOT match server name!?
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] ssl_engine_init.c(755): Configuring
RSA server private key
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [info] Server: Apache/2.0.59, Interface:
mod_ssl/2.0.59, Library: OpenSSL/0.9.7d
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] util_ldap.c(1501): LDAP merging Shared
Cache conf: shm=0x819a530 rmm=0x819a560 for VHOST: golan.mggdlaw.loc
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] util_ldap.c(1501): LDAP merging Shared
Cache conf: shm=0x819a530 rmm=0x819a560 for VHOST: 192.168.189.250
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [notice] LDAP: Built with OpenLDAP LDAP SDK
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [notice] LDAP: SSL support available
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [notice] LDAP: Built with OpenLDAP LDAP SDK
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [notice] LDAP: SSL support available
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [error] Failed to change_hat to
'HANDLING_UNTRUSTED_INPUT'
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] util_ldap.c(1690): Initialisation of
global mutex /tmp/filezV4lTt in child process 17653 successful.
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [debug] util_ldap2.c(1532): Initialisation of
global mutex /tmp/filef9hJ0n in child process 17653 successful.
[Tue Jul 12 08:18:34 2011] [error] Failed to change_hat to
'HANDLING_UNTRUSTED_INPUT'

I'm guessing 'HANDLING_UNTRUSTED_INPUT' is part of what makes Apache stop
after awhile.

How do I fix it?

Thanks
Bob Crandell