I'm able to get the depot demo rails app to work in cgi.
when I try to use mod_fastcgi, the browser hangs for about a minute,
then display "application error", and i get following error in apache2
error log:

[warn] FastCGI: (dynamic) server
"/var/www/html/proj/public/dispatch.fcgi" (pid 3834) terminated by
calling exit with status '0'
[Fri Oct 14 13:04:07 2005] [warn] FastCGI: (dynamic) server
"/var/www/html/proj/public/dispatch.fcgi" restarted (pid 3835)
Content-Type: text/html

Set-Cookie: _session_id=678c4163709bfa83ee4be188e502be84; path=/

Status: 404 Page Not Found

Cache-Control: no-cache



<html>
<head>
  <title>Action Controller: Exception caught</title>
  <style>
    body { background-color: #fff; color: #333; }

    body, p, ol, ul, td {
      font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size:   13px;
      line-height: 18px;
    }

    pre {
      background-color: #eee;
      padding: 10px;
      font-size: 11px;
    }

    a { color: #000; }
    a:visited { color: #666; }
    a:hover { color: #fff; background-color:#000; }
  </style>
</head>
<body>

<h1>Routing Error</h1>
<p><pre>Recognition failed for &quot;&quot;</pre></p>



</body>
</html>