[Mongrel] Restarting mongrel cluster from other directories
joeat303 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 30 12:10:13 EST 2006
I want to restart my Mongrels from crontab
periodically to free up memory. I tried this:
[admin at mudcrapce ~]$ mongrel_rails cluster::restart -C
Restarting 5 Mongrel servers...
mongrel_rails restart -P log/mongrel.3040.pid
!!! PID file log/mongrel.3040.pid does not exist. Not
mongrel::restart reported an error. Use mongrel_rails
mongrel::restart -h to get help.
Mongrel's cluster restart has these options:
[admin at mudcrapce ~]$ mongrel_rails cluster::restart -h
Usage: mongrel_rails <command> [options]
-C, --config PATH Path to config
-s, --soft Do a soft restart
rather than a process exit restart
-h, --help Show this message
--version Show version
I see regular Mongrel has a chdir option for restart:
-c, --chdir PATH Change to dir before
starting (will be expanded)
But I don't think that'd work for clusters.
Any ideas? I also hear that perhaps Monit could be
used for restarting processes if they start using too
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