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Re: The Apache2 service terminated with service-specific error 1.

From: Frank Gruman <fgatwork_at_verizon.net>
Date: 2006-09-28 19:18:53 CEST

Rajiv kumar wrote:
> Following your steps...it shows the following error on command line..
> A service specific error occurred: ***.
> EXPLANATION
> A service-specific error occurred.
> ACTION
> Refer to the Help or documentation for that service to determine the
> problem.
>
> It have installed Subversion : svn-1.4.0-setup on Apache
> apache_2.0.58-win32-x86-no_ssl as per the instruction I got from site.
>
> Also, the mod_dav_svn.so dll is available at Apache2/modules/
>
> I notice that when I uncomment (ref :
> http://better-scm.berlios.de/subversion/Svn-Win32-Inst-Guide.html)
> / LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/mod_dav_svn.so/
> and tried to stop and start Apache2 service, it gives me that error.
> Thanks
> Rajiv Kr. Srivastava
>
> */Frank Gruman <fgatwork@verizon.net>/* wrote:
>
> Rajiv kumar wrote:
>> Hi There,
>> I installed Apache2 and subverion 2 on my windows 2000 machine.
>> Apache 2 service was running fine till I add the following line
>> in httpd.conf file..
>>
>> LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/mod_dav_svn.so
>> And
>> <Location /svn/svnrepos>
>> DAV svn
>> SVNPath c:/svnrepos
>> </Location>
>>
>> After adding above line, when I tried to restart Apache2 service,
>> I got the following error..
>>
>> The Apache2 service terminated with service-specific
>> error 1.
>>
>> Not sure what to do in this scenario. Any clue will be highly
>> appreciated!
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Rajiv Kr. Srivastava
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> Try to start the apache service manually from a command line. If
> you open up your services and then open the Apache service you
> should be able to see the command it is trying to run. Copy that
> and paste it into a command prompt. You should get better detail
> there.
>
> A guess - check that your mod_dav_svn.so file really does exist.
> If so, is it the right version for the Apache version you are using?
>
> Regards,
> Frank
>
Depending on how closely you followed the document, I think I might have
your problem...

I <gag> installed Subversion on Windows </gag> and found that if you
change the reference for the Apache SVN modules from their location in
the Subversion folder, I got the same error as you. If you take the
standard installation from the Subversion installation wizard, there is
an option to modify the Apache configuration automatically. I chose
this configuration as well, and the system starts without any problems
with the module being referenced in the Subversion folder.

Without being a builder, I am going to say there is a dependency on some
of the .dll files in there...

Give that a go - change your httpd.conf to point to the Subversion
program folder.

LoadModule dav_svn_module "C:/Program Files/Subversion/bin/mod_dav_svn.so"
LoadModule authz_svn_module "C:/Program
Files/Subversion/bin/mod_authz_svn.so"

Regards,
Frank
Received on Thu Sep 28 19:19:37 2006

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