[Catalyst] FastCGI deployment - slow to complete request

Steve Rippl rippls at woodlandschools.org
Mon Feb 15 16:47:45 GMT 2010

Andrew Rodland wrote:
> Fix: Use a current snapshot version of mod_fastcgi. Source tarballs can be 
> found in http://www.fastcgi.com/dist/ or if you'd like a deb, I've built 
> http://cleverdomain.org/libapache2-mod-fastcgi_2.4.6.99~snap20081109_i386.deb 
> (for Debian 5.0 i386).
> Andrew
Thanks for providing this, but when I install it and restart apache I get

wsdsis:~# /etc/init.d/apache2 start
Starting web server: apache2apache2: Syntax error on line 185 of 
/etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 1 of 
/etc/apache2/mods-enabled/fastcgi.load: Cannot load 
/usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_fastcgi.so into server: 
/usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_fastcgi.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

and I'm on a 32bit kernel (in case that's what ELFCLASS64 is referring to?)

wsdsis:~# uname -m

Would using the source version solve this or is something else going on?

For now I've disabled mod_deflate and that helps, I presume if I wasn't 
using DEFLATE anywhere I'm not loosing anything here?

Anyway, thanks for the help!


Steve Rippl
Technology Director
Woodland Public Schools
360 225 9451 x326

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