[Mongrel] Mongrel dying daily with Ruby 1.8.5

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Thu May 10 00:07:08 EDT 2007

On 5/10/07, veeraa bose <veeraa.1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear  ALL,
> I saw this in article from mongrel faq,
> Q: Mongrel stops working if it's left alone for a long time.
> If you find that Mongrel stops working after a long idle time and you're
> using MySQL then you're hitting a bug in the MySQL driver that doesn't
> properly timeout connections. What happens is the MySQL server side of the
> connection times out and closes, but the MySQL client doesn't detect this
> and just sits there.
> What you have to do is set: ActiveRecord::Base.verification_timeout = 14400
> Or to any value that is lower than the MySQL server's interactive_timeout
> setting. This will make sure that ActiveRecord checks the connection often
> enough to reset the connection..Could anybody please tell me  in which  file
> I have to update this "ActiveRecord::Base.verification_timeout = 14400"

config/environment.rb will do

Luis Lavena
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