Issue with unicorn not starting via bluepill?

James Cox james at
Wed Mar 24 15:14:12 EDT 2010

Not yet- i've been fixing other things first. Looking at this again shortly

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Eric Wong <normalperson at> wrote:
> 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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