[Mongrel] Input/output error on linux

Bob Hutchison hutch at recursive.ca
Mon Jun 12 09:14:08 EDT 2006

Hi Zed,

On Jun 12, 2006, at 9:03 AM, Zed Shaw wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 08:37 -0400, Bob Hutchison wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm trying to use mongrel 0.3.13 with Rail 1.0
>> Believe it or not, on OS/X it works well for weeks at a time. On
>> linux I'm getting Input/output errors after anything from a few hours
>> to days, never more than a week. Once they start they don't stop.
>> The only pattern I've seen is that it always (seems) to happen while
>> rendering an rhtml file. I've never seen it happen with a static
>> file, for instance.
>> Until yesterday, once the errors started they happened on every page
>> rendered. Yesterday, some pages would be rendered okay, others fail.
>> I mean that some rhtml files would work and other wouldn't -- the
>> rhtml files all follow a similar pattern so there's nothing
>> particularly special about any of them, working or failing.
>> Has anyone seen this before? Any suggestions? Is there something
>> useful to check in Rails or Mongrel?
> Are you seeing these errors usually after midnight and do you have log
> rotation enabled for any of the log files?  I've found log rotation
> causes many problems.

I don't have log rotation enabled. And there doesn't appear to be any  
time of day involvement either.


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