Problems with Rails 1.1 and LiteSpeed

Hi, I just installed Rails 1.1 into my production test environment and litespeed hung! it still serves static files fine but just spins its wheels for several minutes before giving a "service unavailable" message whenever I try to invoke a rails page. Anyone encountering this? Have any ideas

I installed rails 1.1 by doing the following:

I configured litespeed exactly like Bob Silva told me to:

Any help is greatly appreciated!
Thanks for such a rapid response! It turns out my problem was that I was running ruby 1.8.3, apparently rails 1.1 is not compatible with it. I upgraded to ruby 1.8.4 and that solved my problem.

I checked out the LSAPI, that looks interesting, I will probably try it out. Just not today, i have had enough configuration headaches! :)