Issue with unicorn not starting via bluepill?

Eric Wong normalperson at
Tue Mar 23 14:54:18 EDT 2010

Eric Wong <normalperson at> wrote:
> Eric Wong <normalperson at> wrote:
> > James Cox <james at> wrote:
> > > trying to start my unicorn via bluepill, and running into this :
> > > master failed to start, check stderr log for details
> Both of you:

Hi, did you guys ever figure this out?

> Was there anything useful in stderr_path?  The daemomized
> process can never output to the terminal, so it had to
> log somewhere... There's also strace, but looking at the
> Unicorn code I haven't been able to find much (I'm very
> sleep deprived right now, though).
> @Greg: I got through to /v6lUsuzD finally, can you put some
> debug statements around your before_fork hook and print out
> the pid path name and whether it exists or not?

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