Slow file upload on OS X server

Wayne E. Seguin wayneeseguin at
Sat Dec 22 18:57:20 MSK 2007

On Dec 21, 2007 10:28 AM, Jamey Cribbs <jamey.cribbs at> wrote:

> I have a rails app running on an OS X server, using nginx as the web
> server, proxying to a mongrel cluster.  File uploads from the user's browser
> are painfully slow when going through nginx, but if I target an individual
> mongrel instance in the browser, the file upload is fast.  I have the latest
> mac ports version of nginx installed ( 0.54, I believe).
> Any ideas?  I tried changing the log format, as suggested in a reply to
> someone else's post, but could not get nginx to start, so I don't know if
> nginx has to be compiled with a particular flag in order to include the log
> format config directive in nginx.conf.
> Any help, suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> Jamey Cribbs

Try turning sendfile off in the config.

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