[Mongrel] MediaTemple Image upload

Craig Kuhns craigkuhns at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 10:17:10 EDT 2007

>From my understanding its not good practice to use rails for large
file uploads because it locks the thread up.  Maybe look into
integrating merb into your app to handle the file uploads.  I don't
know if that will fix your problem or not, but it will improve your


On 4/3/07, Serdar Kilic <serdar at kilic.net> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm hosting with MediaTemple who are currently using 0.3.3 of mongrel
> on their GridServer. My rails app has an image upload facility
> whereby if you upload a large image (e.g. 5Mb) mongrel crashes. I've
> requested an upgrade to the latest version of mongrel but don't
> believe that's going to happen too soon. I'm not getting too much
> information in the log files too pass on, other than what appears to
> be a memory allocation error (my container is 64Mb). Any ideas?
> Regards,
> Serdar
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