I’m having a similar problem. My Apache log shows the following error.
Passenger doesn’t load completely so the rails log isn’t written to.
RedCloth 4.1.1 is also installed on the both the production and
development environments and shows up in the ‘gem list’ call.
I don’t have problems in development (OS X, Apache, passenger) but
production is messed. I’m on Ubuntu running Apache and Passenger. I
have Rails 2.2 on both development and production environments.
#Passenger error on restart
Ruby on Rails application could not be started
The application has exited during startup (i.e. during the evaluation
of config/environment.rb). The error message may have been written to
the web server’s log file. Please check the web server’s log file
(i.e. not the (Rails) application’s log file) to find out why the
Apache error log
ruby 220.127.116.116 at /opt/ruby-enterprise-1.8.6-20081215/bin/ruby
rubygems 1.3.1 at /home/etandrib/.gem/ruby/1.8, /opt/ruby-
rake gems:install to install the missing gems.
Rails::Initializer.run do |config|
config.gem “RedCloth”, :version => “>= 4.1.1”, :source => “http://