I'm kind of new to this whole web development thing - I have a VPS and
I've installed ubuntu 8.04 and postfix on it, and now I'm deploying
simple rails apps to get the hang of the whole process.
So I put together a small forum application, based on the
restful_authentication plugin. I've changed user_mailer.rb to reflect
the signup/activation emails that I want to send, but I haven't modified
restful_authentication beyond that - it's very basic and vanilla.
So I managed to use mod_rails to get my little app up and running - I
can see the empty forum and everything - but when I go to sign up as a
new user, I submit my information and the browser hangs for a short
while. Finally, it gives me the Rails 500 "We're sorry, but something
went wrong" screen.
The final entry in production.log is: