[Techtalk] Intro, and Question about Apache

Scott scott at scottah.com
Mon Aug 12 14:13:41 EST 2002

Hi Trent--

I would first check /etc/rc.d/rc5.d and look for httpd to see if Mandrake 
is starting it.  If you are not booting into X right away then check


On Mon, 12 Aug 2002, Trent Di Renna wrote:

> Hi all...a friend of mine told me about this list a while back, and I've
> been lurking for a while now...but now I actually have a question.  :)  So
> here goes...
> I'm attemtping to run Apache (v 2.0.36) on my Linux partition, not to
> serve pages to others, but so I can just play around with dynamic stuff on
> my own system (CGI, mod_perl, PHP, servlets, whatever).  I dled the
> tarball, compiled and installed it, and ran the start script, and got
> this:
> (13)Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address
> no listening sockets available, shutting down
> ./apachectl start: httpd could not be started
> Now, the "make_sock" seems like a function call to me, that didn't quite
> work.  I ran nmap on my system, but the only ports in use are 111 and
> 6000, according to it.  (Whether I'm using it correctly is another
> matter...)  So apparently it can't utilize socket 80.  I'm fairly sure I
> don't already have a wev server running, I even uninstalled an old copy of
> Apache that came with my Mandrake distro.  It's possible that Mandrake
> runs something during system startup that uses that port, but I really
> don't know.  Does anyone have any ideas?  Thanks.
> Trent Di Renna
> ted7846 at oak.njit.edu
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