Server: SuSE 9.1 pro, Apache 2.0.49, PHP 4.3.4, SSL.
Client: Firefox 1.0 (Windows and Linux)
Periodically (about one in ten requests) will result in firefox prompting to download the index.php
as an "application/octet-stream". The problem seems most frequent when clicking an Edit link,
however viewing articles directly will also trigger it sometimes. Problem is intermittent in that
the same link will sometimes work fine. Additionally, a moderate percentage of page views take up
to a minute to return from the server. Of these, some return normal pages, and some have the
The problem appears to happen only over https (OpenSSL). Via http, the problem is not seen.
The problem only happens in Firefox. IE and Konquerer both seem okay.
No errors are logged on the server.
I have also tested on a SuSE 9.2 server with Apache 2.0.50 and PHP 4.3.8, same result. I have also
tested with MediaWiki-1.3.9, same result.