Passenger restart problems

I am following the Passenger/Capistrano/Git deployment process outlined in Chapter 28 of the Third Edition of Agile Development book. Everything seems to work well except being able to restart my application. I am on Ubuntu 8.10. Here is my configuration info:

1. httpd.conf file in /etc/apache2 is as follows:

LoadModule passenger_module /opt/ruby-enterprise/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-2.2.1/ext/apache2/ PassengerRoot /opt/ruby-enterprise/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-2.2.1 PassengerRuby /opt/ruby-enterprise/bin/ruby

<VirtualHost *:80>    ServerName localhost    DocumentRoot /home/bruparel/r_work/insurance/current/public/    <Directory /home/bruparel/r_work/insurance/current/public>       Order allow,deny       Allow from all    </Directory> </VirtualHost>

2. Here is the Capistrano deploy.rb file:

set :application, "insurance" set :user, "bruparel" set :admin_runner, "bruparel" set :domain, ''

role :app, domain role :web, domain role :db, domain, :primary => true

default_run_options[:pty] = true set :repository, "#{user}@#{domain}:git/#{application}.git" set :deploy_to, "/home/#{user}/r_work/#{application}"

set :scm, "git" set :branch, "master" set :deploy_via, :remote_cache set :scm_verbose, true set :use_sudo, false

namespace :deploy do   desc "Restart Application"   task :restart do     run "touch #{current_path}/tmp/restart.txt"   end end

When I run cap deploy:restart, I can see the restart.txt file is being “touched” correctly by Capistrano since the timestamp changes. However, Passenger fails to restart my application, I have to manually restart Apache for my app to pick up redeployed changes.

Any help would be appreciated.