[Catalyst] Anyone using the FastCGI External server in production?

Bill Moseley moseley at hank.org
Fri Apr 7 15:34:44 CEST 2006

On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 09:59:21AM -0700, apv wrote:
> On Wednesday, Apr 5, 2006, at 09:08 US/Pacific, Bill Moseley wrote:
> > On a dedicated server at Dreamhost when I restart the application
> > (currently with five processes) the processes sit at the top of top()
> > for about 30 - 45 seconds and requests during that time return a 
> > generic 500
> > error from apache.  I'm not using any Loader type of code, either, so
> > the db is not hit during this time.
> I had the same behavior when using kill(all) to restart my apps (also
> on DreamHost). When I started using touch my_app.fcgi instead, the
> problem disappeared.

AFAIK, that only works in dynamic mode.  When in server mode (not
external server) that doesn't seem to make the process manager
restart the running processes.

Bill Moseley
moseley at hank.org

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