[Mongrel] what is the correct way to stop/start a mongrel instance using monit with mongrel cluster

Alexey Verkhovsky alexey.verkhovsky at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 10:55:52 EDT 2007

On 8/9/07, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius at gmail.com> wrote:
> As far as I know runit does not support restarting when memory or
> cpu limits are hit and does not support making http health checks to
> the backends. I like runit myself for some things but monit works
> very well once you have a good config for it and offers more options
> for controlling your mongrels.

That's right. The only thing we use runit for is process control
(i.e., starting and stopping things). And then monit to do the health

runit maintains pid files and current state for processes it controls,
which makes it easy to monitor.


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