Help with debugging - stall on response size is a symptom but what is the cause?

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Mon Feb 13 02:21:35 UTC 2012

> nginx -V
nginx: nginx version: nginx/1.0.5
nginx: TLS SNI support enabled
nginx: configure arguments: --prefix=/etc/nginx
--lock-path=/var/lock/nginx.lock --pid-path=/var/run/
--with-debug --with-http_addition_module --with-http_dav_module
--with-http_geoip_module --with-http_gzip_static_module
--with-http_image_filter_module --with-http_realip_module
--with-http_stub_status_module --with-http_ssl_module
--with-http_sub_module --with-http_xslt_module --with-ipv6
--with-sha1=/usr/include/openssl --with-md5=/usr/include/openssl
--with-mail --with-mail_ssl_module


Here is a summary again:

System: Ubuntu 11.10, Play 1.2.4 unzipped and installed, Nginx 1.0.5 
via apt-get 
Network: points to a static IP, which is a modem/router 
with LAN address wired to my box  The router 
uses the NAT rule "forward port 80 to" (my box) 
Note that local access (http://localhost:9027) works fine in all cases 
Case 1: WORKS vanilla "play new myApp" works fine at
Case 2: FAIL vanilla "play new myApp" times out at,

nothing received by browser 
Case 3: WORKS hacked index.html with short toy css, works via 
Case 4: FAIL Case 3 with lengthened css, long delay via, 
css not used 
Case 5: WORKS Case 4 but with nginx "proxy_buffering off;", works via 
Case 6: FAIL Case 5 with an extra css comment line, long delay via, css not used

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