[Mongrel] Multiple Processes Spawned from mongrel_rails start ?

Philip Hallstrom mongrel at philip.pjkh.com
Thu Feb 15 12:24:46 EST 2007


> I have mongrel 1.0.1, rails 1.2.2 ruby 1.8.5 running on Centos 4.4.
>
> When I execute the mongrel_rails start -d I see that 3 processes are spawned.  See below:
>
> [root at ccc aaa]# mongrel_rails start -d
> [root at ccc aaa]# ps -def |grep mong
> root      2743     1  9 07:14 ?        00:00:01 /usr/bin/ruby /usr/bin/mongrel_rails start -d
> root      2744  2743  0 07:14 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/ruby /usr/bin/mongrel_rails start -d
> root      2745  2744  0 07:14 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/ruby /usr/bin/mongrel_rails start -d
>
> Is this normal?
>
> When I had mongrel 0.3.13.3, rails 1.1.0, ruby 1.8.4 on rhel 4 only 1 process would be spawned.
>
> I realize I changed versions of EVERYTHING so I'm wondering if this is 
> now the normal behavior or if something is going wrong.
>

Search the list for this issue... I don't remember the particulars other 
than some OS's report three instances via ps even though there really is 
only one running...

-philip


More information about the Mongrel-users mailing list