[Mongrel] Running Mongrel Cluster on boot

Austin Godber godber at uberhip.com
Tue Jun 20 17:42:57 EDT 2006

James Punteney wrote:
> I've installed pen and mongrel with mongrel_cluster (as gems) on
> Debian sarge. I can run everything from the command line fine
> including starting from the /etc/init.d/mongrel_cluster script
> On boot though mongrel_cluster fails with this msg:
> /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:204:in
> `report_activate_error': Could not find RubyGem mongrel_cluster (> 0)
> (Gem::LoadError)
>        from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:141:in `activate'
>        from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:37:in
> `require_gem_with_options'
>        from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:31:in `require_gem'
>        from /usr/bin/mongrel_cluster_ctl:17

Are you using the debian package of ruby or did you build it yourself in

Can you manually go around and look to see where the gem is installed?


do you have some weird combined installation of the deb and build from


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