Networking issue? DNS not resolving? EBS or ELB having a fit? Sunspot could help by timing out some requests rather than wait for net/http to run its full default 60 seconds.
Fix for issue #154. This patch creates an optional configuration
element called read_timeout. The read_timeout is passed along to
the RSolr connection to allow for the Net::HTTP read_timeout attribute
to be set.
element called open_timeout. The open_timeout is passed along to
the RSolr connection to allow for the Net::HTTP open_timeout
attribute to be set.
Fixed by #168!