apache22: "Can't access startfile"
glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 00:21:04 UTC 2009
On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 8:10 PM, Gary Kline<kline at thought.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 07:38:35PM -0400, Glen Barber wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 7:32 PM, Gary Kline<kline at thought.org> wrote:
>> > :-) [above]. no the reboot got things launched. my server is
>> > "sage.thought.org", but the mail, web, and dns stuff are all in
>> > a jail, "aristotle.thought.org", so my guess is that things were
>> > blocked at sage. i realize that's a really LAME excuse... :-)
>> I'm confused. Everything works now?
> still checking, but seem to. i'll check my /var/log/httpd/* files next.
> That excuse was my best SWAG, and nothing more. sometimes, reinitializing
> everything, the OS turns out to be smarter than the rest of us...
I think they call that 'Skynet'. ;)
>> > if ever i find somebody out here in the seattle area to help me, i'll buy
>> > a Dell and built ns1.thought.org as aristotle.thought.org; no mo' jails.
>> > meanwhile, if anybody else has some clues re wha' happened, Pulleze clue
>> > me in. there was nothing in the error log; it was dated
>> Perhaps the logs didn't rotate? When was the last time that the
>> access log was 'touch'ed?
> where do i check, glen? my favoite place to grep around is /var/logs,
> and the httpd-error.log has some potentially serious [warn]ing messages,
> but i'm not familiar with apache22.
There should be a httpd-access.log -- 'ls -a' should show you the last
time it was modified, but reading the tail of it should show the last
time it was accepting input.
> until my network began falling apart
> in dec, 2007, i was happy as a clam with apache13. jon horne installed
> 22 and things just-worked.
> can you or anybody else make sense of any of this::
> [Sat Jun 27 15:50:12 2009] [notice] SIGHUP received. Attempting to restart
SIGHUP on apache22 is normal, as it is indicating a forceful shutdown
> [Sat Jun 27 15:50:12 2009] [warn] (2)No such file or directory: Failed to enable
> the 'httpready' Accept Filter
This is a 'known issue'. Irrelevant to your problems, AFAICT.
> [Sat Jun 27 15:50:13 2009] [warn] RSA server certificate CommonName (CN) `aristo
> tle.thought.org' does NOT match server name!?
Edit either /etc/hosts or the vhost file to fix this -- whichever does
not contain the `hostname` info.
> httpd-error.log: unmodified, readonly: line 48148 of 48148 [100%].
Try 'mv'ing httpd-error.log to httpd-error.log.bak and restarting
apache22 again -- see if this error persists.
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