I sorry, to have to respond like this, but I'm under a real tight deadline for the next few days (read extreme lack of sleep). I think the best thing to do is to post this problem to the rails mailing list. You can find a link to subscribe to it here:
Be sure and tell them what version of Rails you are running (you can find out by running the command
The Rails ML (and the Ruby ML) is a very friendly developer community. You could also go on the Rails IRC channel for more immediate feedback (info is on the same link above).