Where for art thou lighttpd

24 May 2006

For the second time in a few days, lighttpd went awol on me. All that shows in the logs is 'graceful shutdown started', then 'server stopped'. The VDS is fine and dandy, showing up-time of 26+ days. And the rails fcgi processes are all fine as well.

Perhaps this is a good time to give Mongrel a whirl. There's been interest expressed around the office, especially after Redhanded's quote from the interview with Zed Shaw about Mongrel using a parser based on a real grammar and parser generator, Ragel.

Alas, this bit of sysadmin has eaten the few minutes for my intended post, so I'll leave you with just the teaser of a title for the next post...