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Re: Problem starting Apache

From: Buddy Burden <buddy_at_barefoot.net>
Date: 2004-01-06 18:04:24 CET


>> This is my first try at installing Subversion. I'm on RedHat 9,
>> compiled both Apache and Subversion from source. Apache is 2.0.48
>> configured with --enable-dav and --with-berkeley-db. Subversion is
>> 0.35.1, no special options.

> So you compiled both Apache and Subversion, correct?


>> <Location /repos>
>> DAV svn
>> SVNPath /usr/local/share/repos
>> </Location>

> This is okay if you're going to have one repository called repos.
> Otherwise, you probably want to use the SVNParentPath directive.

Right, I'll probably explore that a bit later. Right now, one repository is
all I need. :)

> /etc/httpd is for the compiled version of Apache that comes with RedHat.
> If you compiled your own, the modules are likely located at
> /usr/local/apache2/ modules. Moreover, you're probably running the
> wrong version of httpd as well. I'm not sure what comes with RedHat 9,
> so I can't say for certain.

AHA! You, sir, are a genius. Okay, apparently what happened is that when I
installed RH9 I told it I didn't want a web server, so I assumed (dopey me)
that it wouldn't install one. However, what it apparently did was to install
it but not actually turn it on (how thoughtful of it!). Anyways, you have
hit the problem on the head quite exactly: I have Apache 2.0.40 (split
between /usr/sbin and /etc/httpd) and Apache 2.0.48 (installed in

> Shut down you other httpd server, and try running
> '/usr/local/apache2/bin/ apachectl -k start'. See what you get from
> that.

Excellent. That takes care of it (well, after some permission fiddling).
Now I just need to ditch the older Apache and change my init.d script to
call the new one.

Thanx for the quick response.

                -- Buddy

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