Upstream failures against Mongrels instances

Ken 2828628 at
Tue Aug 14 06:36:15 MSD 2007

i meet the same problem too.

On 8/14/07, Alexander Staubo <alex at> wrote:
> On 8/13/07, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius at> wrote:
> >         When you say you kill and respawn the mongrels, do you mean you
> kill
> > -9 them and then restart?
> No, I mean SIGTERM. This signals a graceful stop, equivalent to
> calling the stop method on all Mongrel listeners.
> So there's no reason why connections should be going down gracefully.
> However, Nginx ought to behave correctly even when a process is
> terminated with SIGKILL -- ie., it should follow whatever
> proxy_next_upstream is set to.
> Thanks for the Monit script; I don't know if we will ever use Monit
> (we outsource our sysadmin/management, so it's mostly out of our
> hands), but it might come in handy.
> Alexander.

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