problem with starting the apache server

JJB Barbish3 at
Wed Feb 25 06:08:38 PST 2004

Have you rebooted your system or issued rehash command since
installing apache?

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-questions at
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Peter
Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 8:56 AM
To: ecrist at
Cc: FreeBSD Question List
Subject: Re: problem with starting the apache server

Eric F Crist wrote:

>On Wednesday 25 February 2004 03:45 am, you wrote:
>>>>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
>Have you edited your /usr/local/share/apache/httpd.conf file to
suit your
>environment?  This is a necessary step in order to have a
functional web
>server.  Otherwise, check your /var/log/httpd-errors.log file and
see what
>that says.  You can also type /usr/local/sbin/apachectl checkconfig
This should read

/usr/local/sbin/apachectl configtest


> to check
>the syntax of your config file.

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