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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Restart Errors (apache 2.0.50)
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2005 19:59:10 GMT
On 6/8/05, brad bowman <> wrote:
> my apache version is:
> Apache/2.0.50 (Unix)

A little old.

> Basically, if I restart the server using 'apachectl graceful', it will
> restart without problems 99 percent of the time, but occasionally it
> will fail to restart, giving the error message:
> (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address
> no listening sockets available, shutting down
> Unable to open logs
> From my understanding, this error is normally the result of either an
> apache server already running, or something else listening on that
> port. There is nothing else running on the server that should ever
> pick up on port 80,

Use a tool like lsof to see what is hanging onto port 80.


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