/usr/local/rc.d/apache22 start doesn't start Apache

Ivan "Rambius" Ivanov rambiusparkisanius at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 14:37:57 PST 2007

Hello Yuri,

On Dec 14, 2007 5:03 PM, Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> I installed Apache port.
> But when I run "/usr/local/etc/rc.d/apache22 start" nothing happens.
> 'ps ax | grep httpd' returns nothing.
> So server wasn't started.
> Why nothing is printed and server not started with the first command?
> What is the right way to start the server?

I think you should add the line


in your /etc/rc.conf. The starting script /usr/local/etc/rc.d/apache22
checks if the rcvar in rc.conf is set to YES and if so it starts the
server. You can see the exact name of the rc variable by executing

/usr/local/etc/rc.d/apache22 rcvar.


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