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From Thomas Kernes <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: Start/Stop Apache
Date Fri, 15 Nov 2002 15:19:09 GMT
Step 1 fails.  When I kill `cat` it only kills the processes owned
by apache and not the one owned by root.  The file does contain
the process owned by root.

Do I have a permissions problem?

On 11/14/2002 21:54, <> wrote:

> It is completely normal for one process to be owned by root.
> See:
> or the documentation of your MPM.
> Now your problem is how to get Apache to stop.
> Step 1: signal the root-owned process:
> kill `cat /usr/local/apache2/logs/`
> (You should probably check and make sure the does indeed contain
> the pid of the root-owned apache process.)
> Assuming that step 1 worked, start apache again and try this:
> httpd -k stop
> Assuming that works, start it again and try
> apache stop
> Let us know which step is failing.

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