PHP init script to go with nginx?

Phillip B Oldham phill at
Fri Jun 13 11:47:47 MSD 2008

Hi all

I'm running PHP5 & nginx on a number of servers now, and I'm really 
happy with everything... except one item which is starting to bug me.

Basically, on all the servers I run PHP5 by issuing the following 
command from a shell script:

sudo -u nginx sh -c 'PHP_FCGI_MAX_REQUESTS=50 PHP_FCGI_CHILDREN=4 
/usr/local/bin/php-cgi -b 10005 &'

Which works fine, other than it doen't start php on boot. Its getting 
annoying because if the server reboots I have to manually start PHP.

Has anyone got a happy php-fastcgi install which doesn't use spawn-fcgi?


*Phillip B Oldham*
The Activity People
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