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

Michael Steinfeld mikeisgreat at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 16:59:24 EDT 2007


Really good stuff. Thanks everyone for all the suggestions and info.
It was very helpful.

On 8/10/07, Alexey Verkhovsky <alexey.verkhovsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> checking.
>
> runit maintains pid files and current state for processes it controls,
> which makes it easy to monitor.
>
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