Archive for March, 2013

The importance of having ntpd configured

Ok, not really importance of having it configured, but at least a post to try and get myself to remember to do it. I discovered that the Dreamhost server I’m hosting this blog on has bad clock drift. I’m not sure why it’s happening (I’d imagine that it should be one of the first things […]

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Getting CodeIgniter/Bonfire running on nginx

So… I’ve been trying CI/Bonfire¬†as a quick PHP dev platform. Unfortunately, it’s pre-packaged for Apache’s .htaccess, so it takes a bit of configuration to get working on nginx. The following assumes PHP-FPM is actually working though. ¬†Installing CI/Bonfire For some reason, the install portion has its own index.php. So the default PHP pretty URL rewriting […]

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Getting PHP-FPM running on nginx

Getting FastCGI working on nginx I have two files – a modified version of FastCGI_params, and an extra file that contains my configuration directives for .php files. The second file is simply named php_fastcgi and is located in the same folder as nginx.conf, and is include php_fastcgi;-d anywhere I need PHP support: # Process PHP […]

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