Heart beat

James Litton jlitton at eng.compendiumblogware.com
Fri Sep 18 23:00:17 MSD 2009

You should read this paper:

2009/9/8 Nuno Magalhães <nunomagalhaes at eu.ipp.pt>:
>> Yeah for sure wget call would do it, but communicate the result from wget to Nginx in order to drop the misbehaving worker out?
> I don't know about one single worker, but you can HUP nginx, it'll
> create new workers. See [1]. Of course if the bad worker is just
> frozen or dead, i guess you'd have to kill it first, then HUP nginx
> main process.
> I think nginx will wait until workers are free before replacing them,
> hence the need to maybe kill the lazy worker.
> [1] http://wiki.nginx.org/NginxCommandLine#Controlling_Nginx_Via_the_Signals
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