[typo] Strange caching? problem

Rick DeNatale rick.denatale at gmail.com
Tue May 26 08:45:21 EDT 2009

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 7:26 AM, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale at gmail.com> wrote:
> I got up this morning to discover a strange occurrence on my blog server.
> My blog http://talklikeaduck.denhaven2.com/ seems to be serving up a
> blank page for JUST the landing page.
> The admin pages are fine, if I enter the url of an article page it
> comes back fine. But the base url comes back blank.
> Tailing the production log indicates that requests to that url aren't
> even hitting the rails app.  I've swept the page cache using the typo
> admin ui, I've restarted the blog using cap.
> The same thing happens with Safari 4, Firefox, and Curl, so it's not a
> browser caching issue.
> I suspect that Apache and Passenger are not sending the request
> through, I restarted apache on the server and still the same thing.

Okay, I discovered that there was an empty file in public/index.html,
I renamed it and now the root page is back.

Not sure how it got blank. Looks like a bug in typo.

Rick DeNatale

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