[Mongrel] mongrel_cluster not starting on reboot

Jason A. Hoffman jason at joyent.com
Tue Aug 15 19:23:35 EDT 2006


On Aug 15, 2006, at 3:55 PM, Zack Chandler wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm in the process of moving my blog over from lighttpd -> apache 2.2
> + mongrel.  Everything works fine as long as I don't reboot :)
>
> On reboot apache comes up but mongrel_cluster doesn't start up the  
> pooches...
>
> I have added the mongrel_cluster call to  my startup scripts like so:
>
> www:/etc/init.d# update-rc.d mongrel_cluster defaults
>  Adding system startup for /etc/init.d/mongrel_cluster ...
>    /etc/rc0.d/K20mongrel_cluster -> ../init.d/mongrel_cluster
>    /etc/rc1.d/K20mongrel_cluster -> ../init.d/mongrel_cluster
>    /etc/rc6.d/K20mongrel_cluster -> ../init.d/mongrel_cluster
>    /etc/rc2.d/S20mongrel_cluster -> ../init.d/mongrel_cluster
>    /etc/rc3.d/S20mongrel_cluster -> ../init.d/mongrel_cluster
>    /etc/rc4.d/S20mongrel_cluster -> ../init.d/mongrel_cluster
>    /etc/rc5.d/S20mongrel_cluster -> ../init.d/mongrel_cluster
> www:/etc/init.d#
>
> Specs:
> mongrel 0.3.13.3
> mongrel_cluster 0.2.0 on
> debian sarge (rimu).
>
> Any ideas?

What happens when you run that startup script on it's own?

Often the problem with these (like cronjobs on reboot) is that you  
need full paths to everything. On reboot root will do things like use  
the sh shell to get things going and it doesn't know where to look.

- J





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