Sendfile EAGAIN and FastCGI

Dave Hayes dave at
Fri Jun 17 22:41:12 MSD 2011

Igor Sysoev <igor at> writes:
> As Maxim already said there is a bug in sendfile/unix socket/FreeBSD
> combination. You can just disable sendfile in FCGI location:
>     location ... {
>         sendfile      off;
>         fastcgi_pass  unix:/...
>         ...
>     }

Thank you very much, this fixed the issue.

Out of curiosity, would nginx perform better using "aio" here, if I
can't use sendfile yet? 
Dave Hayes - Consultant - Altadena CA, USA - dave at 
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