problem with starting the apache server

Marek Denis marek at
Wed Feb 25 01:10:09 PST 2004

On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 12:24:50PM +0800, Loo Eric wrote:
> 1) when i add the apache package it comes out following output:
> Added group "www".
> Added user "www".
>      As of version 1.3.24, the RedirectMatch directive requires an
>      absolute URL target location per RFC 2068. Uses of RedirectMatch that
>      specify a relative URL will fail and must be corrected to function.
> 2)then when i start the apache server by typing "apachectl start" it comes 
> out the following output:
> /usr/local/sbin/apachectl start: httpd could not be started
> hope that i will get reply from u soon thanks!

hm, maybe you tried to start your apache as a normaln (non-root ) user?
Once i forgot to su for my root user and tried to start httpd, and afar got some similar 

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