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From Graham Leggett <>
Subject Re: Scoreboard failure: v2.0.45 won't start on RH v7.3
Date Sat, 05 Apr 2003 20:10:48 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> Well, you don't need to use named-based scoreboard on Linux.  Just 
> remove the ScoreBoardFile directive.

Cool, that works. :)

> Even though, named-based scoreboards should work.  But, you need to 
> indicate which shared memory system your APR is using.  Then, you need 
> to see where exactly the error is coming from within APR - what system 
> call is returning it?  What does the man page say for that call?

No idea unfortunately, the call returns possibly errors in a number of 
places, but doesn't indicate which error actually triggered the problem. 
Will have to look at it closer in a debugger and see where it is going.

> It could be that your system is out of semaphores.  You may want to see 
> what ipcs reports and perhaps delete a bunch of stale ones (mod_rewrite 
> eats semaphores for lunch).  That's a pretty common occurrence.  -- justin
> P.S. The fact that your system is complaining that the pid file is 
> overwritten may indeed mean that there is another httpd running.

This was caused by httpd shutting down uncleanly during startup.

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