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From Owen Boyle <...@bourse.ch>
Subject Re: httpd fails to start
Date Thu, 21 Mar 2002 11:49:26 GMT
Tomas SpÄngberg wrote:
> 
> Hi all!
> 
> I have ApacheJServ-1.1.2-3 installed on RH 6.0
> 
> When I try to start it I get the following msg:
>....
> [Thu Mar 21 11:46:50 2002] [alert] (2)Filen eller katalogen finns inte:
> getpwuid: couldn't determine user name from uid 4294967295, you probably
> need to modify the User directive
> [Thu Mar 21 11:46:51 2002] [alert] Child 31781 returned a Fatal error...
> Apache is exiting!

This is a bug in 1.3.22 - if you don't define User and Group, the
defaults don't work. To fix:

- Upgrade to 1.3.23 (probably you can't since it's bundled with JServ)

or

- Define User and Group to some real values, e.g. create a user "apache"
in the group "users" and do:

User apache
Group users

Rgds,

Owen Boyle.

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