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Old 08-07-2006, 12:58 AM
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start-stop-daemon procedure for memcached?


Hi,

I'm on a shared host. So far I installed fine PHP with APC and memcache.
I can start the daemon from shell and execute commands from web pages with no problems.

However, I'm concerned with one aspect of the shared hosts.
I manually started the daemon:
memcached -d -m 64 -l 127.0.0.1 -p 11211

I'm sure it will come soon the day when the Apache server will be restarted and my process will be gone, breaking my site (memcached functions are used in pages).

I'm not sure in what file I need to insert the start command for memcached... .bashrc or .bash_profile one?
I was thinking also to run a cronjob every 5min with start-stop-daemon... but that's really not efficient, IMO.

What I want to do is this:
When Apache restarts, the memcached command is issued automatically, while read from a file, etc.
Please keep in mind that I'm on a shared account, I cannot create a user to execute this command or play with any rc.local files.
I only have access to .bashrc or .bash_profile files, related to unix commands.

If you have questions about the actual config, please ask.
Thank you for your help.

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Old 08-07-2006, 01:17 AM
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I can't imagine any shared host will allow you to run your own copy of memcached. What you need is a VPS.

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Old 08-07-2006, 07:36 AM
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Aside from the point of your shared host may not want you to be doing this you could write a crontab script that checks if it is running and if not go and and start it.

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Old 08-07-2006, 10:57 AM
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Thank you the information posted.
I can run cron jobs on my host, could you guys give me a script example?

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Old 08-07-2006, 01:23 PM
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Apache being restarted has nothing to do with Memcached. Its a seperate process. Your host my have a problem with you running it since its a long running process so you may want to check with them first.

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Old 08-07-2006, 05:04 PM
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Thank you for the process tip, TheVoice. I wanted to make sure the memcached process is not killed if Apache is restarted.
About the host, I will follow your advice and will contact them, again.
It's been one week I run memcached daemon at 64MB only.

I know for sure they allow me to run APC 3.1.10 (set at 64MB also) because I showed them how you can enable it on their shared host.
I searched like crazy on Google until I found all answers to install APC and memcached daemon in a shared environment.

That's how I found this website...

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