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From "JPN. Sumarno" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] 'Premature end of script headers' error when starting Apache at boot time
Date Tue, 24 Feb 2004 03:55:14 GMT
Dear Sujata, probably your script was damage. Please see to see the
solution of your problem :-).


On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 wrote:
> Hello,
> I have successfully configured Apache 2.0.4 with RedHat 7.3 and use
> Python 2.2.3 for cgi scripts.  When I start Apache manually through
> /usr/local/apache/bin/apachectl startssl, I can execute the cgi
> scripts without any problem from the browser. This works fine.
> When I put the Apache start line in /etc/rc.local file so that Apache
> starts automatically at boot time, Apache starts without any problem,
> and I can access the HTML pages.  But in case of CGI scripts, I get
> '500 internal server error' on the browser, and 2 errors in the error
> log '/usr/bin/env: python: No such file or directory, referer: ..' and
> 'Premature end of script errors'.
> In both cases, apache runs as root.  I dont know much about this, but
> it seemed to be a permission problem, so confirmed that 755 is set for
> my cgibin directory. /usr/local/bin/python also has 755 permissions.
> This has not helped. Its not finding python, but I dont know how to
> fix it.
> At this point, if I stop Apache and restart it manually, everything
> again works fine.
> Any ideas? Any help would be highly appreciated.
> Rgds 
> Sujata

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