Forum: Ruby on Rails image upload (apache2.0+ lighttpd)

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Gokhan A. (Guest)
on 2005-12-14 12:58
Hello all,

I use lighttpd 1.4.8 and I have a problem with image uploads.

I tried file_upload plugin, but it is strangely working sometimes and
refuse to work sometimes.

Function in the controller is (@user is loaded in before_filter)

  def update_watermark
    @user.watermark = params[:user][:watermark]
    redirect_to :action => "index"

Model is

file_column :watermark

and my view is

<%= file_column_field "user", "watermark", :size=>10,
:style=>"float:left;width:100px" %>

Error I got is;
The proxy server received an invalid response from an upstream server.
The proxy server could not handle the request POST /myXC/update_avatar.

Reason: Error reading from remote server

If I try lighttpd without apache, it never times out and waits for
server's response.

So any guess?
Thanks in advance
Kyle M. (Guest)
on 2005-12-14 22:04
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Are you using <form ... enctype="multipart/form-data"> ?
Gokhan A. (Guest)
on 2005-12-14 22:17
Yep that is not an issue

And when I try on My Mac OS X, it works right now (strange I am not sure
if I like it yet), can it be a problem with lighttpd 1.4.7? we are
upgrading it to 1.4.8.

Kyle M. wrote:
> Are you using <form ... enctype="multipart/form-data"> ?
Kyle M. (Guest)
on 2005-12-14 23:11
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Sorry, I have no idea... I'd be interested to hear about the
resolution, when it happens.
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