Fast CGI (spawn-fcgi / php-cgi) crashes/dies/hangs

Michael Shadle mike503 at
Wed Dec 9 15:23:08 MSK 2009

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 1:08 AM, Phillip Oldham <phill at> wrote:

> Our production runs:
>   supervisord > php-fcgi, mysqld, memcached, and a number of python
> "services" (our webapp layer)
>   monit > nginx, supervisord, sshd, other "system" level important daemons
> which means if supervisord goes down for any reason, it'll only be down for
> 1min until monit can bring it back up. Since memcached is killed our webapp
> is brought back up in a "clean" state. Users are asked to log in again, but
> this rarely (or, rather, is yet to) happens and is a mild inconvenience for
> them.

Wow - I don't use any supervisor daemons for anything and I never seem
to have any issues. Overall I suppose it's a lot nicer having
technology monitor itself though. It would be totally cool if you
posted the configs for all of those!

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