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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Weird gibberish when loading a gif in Firefox, but it's fine in IE...
Date Thu, 20 Jul 2006 00:18:32 GMT
On 7/19/06, Edric <> wrote:
> Ok i got the httpd.conf and mime.types file from my systems person and the
> conf file seems correct...
> here's a snip of httpd.conf:
> <IfModule mod_mime.c>
>     TypesConfig /etc/httpd/conf/mime.types
> </IfModule>
> and in mime.types:
> image/gif            gif
> Shouldn't this be all there is to making the server send the correct
> content-type for the image? if so, then the only other explanation now would
> be whether or not mod_mime.c is loaded, correct? (sorry i would test this
> right now but this is production stuff)

If the image is generated dynamically (not from the filesystem), then
mod_mime is not involved.  It is up to the program generating the
image to send the correct content-type.


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