Mongrel Instance Problems

Eric Hodel drbrain at
Sat May 12 19:36:27 UTC 2007

On May 12, 2007, at 08:39, <catandmao-reg at> <catandmao- 
reg at> wrote:

> Hi, what do you mean by 'which client'?
> Well, I have set Apache to virtual host a cluster of 4 mongrels,  
> and the problem about session handling appears, when I try to uses  
> memcached to hold the sessions.

Mongrel is not a memcache client, so you're using some other piece of  
software to connect whatever mongrel is running to memcached.

> If I just use just 1 instance of mongrel, it works. Note that I  
> have no problems using the default PStore, in both single mongrel  
> instance and mongrel clusters.

AFAIK, PStore is ruby-specific, so you're running a ruby memcached  
client.  What is its name and version?  How do you have it configured  
on each mongrel?

> This happens in both IE and Firefox too. Please help! =)
> Eric Hodel <drbrain at> wrote: On May 11, 2007, at 01:19,
> reg at> wrote:
> > Greetings group!
> >
> > Anyone who had problems and hopefully with a solution to why
> > Memcache 1.2.2 does not seem to work with a Mongrel Cluster? It
> > works fine when I use it with just one Mongrel instance, but with a
> > cluster, the sessions keep getting lost.
> Which client?

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