[Mongrel] Mongrel dying daily with Ruby 1.8.6

Eden Li eden at mojiti.com
Wed Apr 4 10:11:23 EDT 2007


Which version of rails are you using?  Version prior to 1.2.3 have a
few issues...  Also, what version of mongrel are you running?

On 4/4/07, Pete DeLaurentis <pete at nextengine.com> wrote:
> Hi Eden,
>
> I agree: a common issues page is a great idea.  Unfortunately, this
> issue doesn't seem to be one of the usual suspects.
>
> 1. The logs just have normal chatter for my app ... nothing unusual
> 2. No rmagick or ferret, but I believe it is related to Ruby 1.8.6,
> since that's when ti started dying.
> 3. I'm not using log rotation, but the files aren't that big after a
> day.. and there's plenty of free space on disk
>
> Here's a question: Is anyone running ruby1.8.6 succesfully with mongrel?
>
> Thanks,
> Pete
>
>
>
> On Apr 4, 2007, at 6:01 AM, Eden Li wrote:
>
> > Standard questions come to mind:
> >  - What do your logs say?
> >  - Are you running anything semi-dangerous like rmagick or older
> > versions of acts_as_ferret?
> >  - Are you using Ruby based log rotation?
> >
> > BTW, maybe we could put up solutions to common issues into a page on
> > mongrel.rubyforge.org? I don't see one on
> > http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/docs/index.html...
> >
> > On 4/4/07, Pete DeLaurentis <pete at nextengine.com> wrote:
> >> Hi guys,
> >>
> >> I've been running mongrel for a while now with Ruby 1.8.4, and last
> >> week upgraded to 1.8.6.
> >>
> >> Since upgrading, each morning when I wake up there's a big problem:
> >>
> >> 1. Accessing the site returns a "500 Internal Server Error"
> >> 2. All the mongrel_rails processes are still running, but none of
> >> them are active (when I run top)
> >> 3. Lighttpd and pound are still running nicely
> >> 4. There's plenty of free RAM
> >> 5. There's plenty of free HD
> >> 6. When I restart mongrel, it all starts working again
> >>
> >> I haven't seen anything like this before.  Does this sound familiar
> >> to anyone?
> >>
> >> Thanks for the help,
> >> Pete
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