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From Owen Boyle <>
Subject Re: httpd not running
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2001 08:48:42 GMT
Mike Walker wrote:
> Hi, I am kind of new to Apache compiling, but not to Linux.  Today I
> downloaded Apache 1.3.22 and PHP 4.0.6 and compiled Apache with PHP in as a
> static module.  ... it will just not
> start.  apachectl does the same thing, it says it starts apache but when I
> look at running processes, it isn't running.
> I am using Linux Mandrake 7.0 but I upgraded the kernel to 2.4.13 and I have
> glibc 2.95

What do you have for "Group" in httpd.conf? If you have:

Group #-1

change it to:

Group nobody

If this is not the problem, try starting apache in single-user mode
(using the -X switch):

# ./httpd -X -f /usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf

and see what happens...


owen Boyle.

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