[Mongrel] mongrel_service problems

Glen Holcomb damnbigman at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 19:47:39 EDT 2008


On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 8:30 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 6:44 PM, Glen Holcomb <damnbigman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have installed mongrel_service and created a service instance with the
> -l
> > flag and the -B flag but I still don't get any useful feedback.
> >
> > When trying to connect to my server via Apache I get a 503 error and when
> > connecting directly (http://127.0.0.1:3000) I get a timeout.
> >
> > The files.log just has a list of log files in it for each request and the
> > rest of the log files have nothing but lines saying TRACING but nothing
> that
> > looks like info to me.
> >
> > The log file I specified in the -l flag isn't appearing.  I've tried
> giving
> > the full path and file name and I've tried a relative path
> > "log/mongrel_service.log"
> >
> > What am I doing wrong?
> >
>
> Right now mongrel_service has a huge drawback: it doesn't let you log
> to different files.
>
> Blame me, blame the no argument parsing of the redirected terminals :-P
>
> Did you tried executing your application with mongrel_rails standalone
> instead of the service first?
>
> Also, you can "mimic" what the service does from the terminal, asi
> described previous in several threads in this list (search google for
> mongrel_service debug console).
>
> Here some pointer:
>
> http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/mongrel-users/2007-February/003004.html
>
> I should definitely collect a list of that stuff and make a blog post :-P
>
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Thanks for the suggestion running mongrel_rails on it's own led me straight
to the problem.

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