Re: [jokosher-devel] Wiki

2009/3/11 Stuart Langridge <sil kryogenix org>:
>>  * Does either Jono or Aq know why that server is so slow? userdocs would
>>   be easier to use if it didn't take so long to load.
> No. That server runs quite a few sites, I admit, but the other sites
> aren't slow. Am open to suggestions for how to make it faster.
> sil
I did a little research and converted my home server to run MoinMoin
using fastCGI. I haven't done any rigorous testing, but the wiki is
noticably faster. Page loads are instant rather than taking a couple
seconds. It also uses less CPU. Using CGI, heavy use would peg the
processor, but now it only hits about 10% doing the same tasks.

The reconfiguration only took me 10 minutes including reading the
docs. The instructions are on the page 'HelpOnInstalling/FastCgi' on
the wiki if you want to give it a try.

Basically you :
  install libapache2-mod-fastcgi with aptitude
  replace the moin.cgi script with moin.fcg
  edit apache config
  restart apache

I'd be glad to give more input if needed. The other option is using
mod_python but per the docs it substantially increases apache memory

Jeff Ratliff (Gomer_X)

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