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I'm running lighttpd with php5-cgi. Running /etc/init.d/lighttpd restart does not cause the php-cgi processes to restart. Should I just killall them, or is there a more appropriate way to get them to restart?

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maybe you try one of these init scripts: or

didnt try them myself but i guess i have to in the next days but it seems appropiate to reload php-fastcgi via (example code):

/etc/init.d php-cgi stop
/etc/init.d php-cgi start

maybe you can share your experience

or try to: "Change your PHP binary to FPM instead of old fastcgi"
as suggested in another answer here. that solved it for me!

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