I received the following error when I tried to restart lighttpd.
I'm running a rails application, and when I deploy a new version of the site I usually do
This used to always work, until today when I got the following error message. I don't understand what is causing any of this, as far as I know I don't even use PHP, my project is in rails
2010-10-05 20:57:03: (mod_fastcgi.c.1042) the fastcgi-backend /var/dei/rails/current/public/dispatch.fcgi failed to start: 2010-10-05 20:57:03: (mod_fastcgi.c.1046) child exited with status 1 /var/dei/rails/current/public/dispatch.fcgi 2010-10-05 20:57:03: (mod_fastcgi.c.1049) if you try do run PHP as FastCGI backend make sure you use the FastCGI enabled version. You can find out if it is the right one by executing 'php -v' and it should display '(cgi-fcgi)' in the output, NOT (cgi) NOR (cli) For more information check http://www.lighttpd.net/documentation/fastcgi.html#preparing-php-as-a-fastcgi-program 2010-10-05 20:57:03: (mod_fastcgi.c.1351) [ERROR]: spawning fcgi failed. 2010-10-05 20:57:03: (server.c.849) Configuration of plugins failed. Going down. Debian Version: lenny/sid Rails Version: Rails 2.3.5 Ruby Version: ruby 1.8.7 (2008-08-11 patchlevel 72) [i486-linux] Lighttpd: lighttpd-1.4.15 (ssl) - a light and fast webserver