Blew away .../var/varnish/HOSTNAME/ -- broke varnishstat, how to recover?

Chris Shenton chris.shenton at
Mon Jun 2 17:30:30 CEST 2008

On Jun 2, 2008, at 11:19 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> Yes, restarting varnish (completely: ie both manager and child  
> process)
> should recreate it with no side effects.
> Varnish doesn't spend long time on startup, so I would just get it
> done and over with.

Just tried it on a QA server and it restarts in about 0.25 seconds,  
and re-creates the directory with the _.vsl file.  Have to see if my  
overlords are OK with that.  Thanks.
> (In the meantime, if you have enabled the telnet option, you can still
> see the stats through the CLI interface.)

I do have that and can ask it for stats. Thanks for the reminder. 

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