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Old 09-04-2008, 03:13 AM   #1
jonaskellens
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installing squid : service squid start --> error


I've installed squid via the applications --> add/remove software without any problems.

Now when I want to start the service, this is what I get :

[root@newposeidon ~]# service squid start
Starting squid: /etc/init.d/squid: line 62: 3069 Aborted $SQUID $SQUID_OPTS >> /var/log/squid/squid.out 2>&1
[FAILED]
What info do you need to help me resolve this problem ??
 
Old 09-04-2008, 07:57 PM   #2
billymayday
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Your distro would help, and have a look in your log files to see what they are telling you. Looks like it could be a permissions issue for /var/log/squid. What does "ls -ld /var/log/squid" give you
 
Old 09-05-2008, 03:06 AM   #3
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Hi, I think you need to configure squid so it can run on your system.

search for squid tutorials on the net.

My Favourite...

http://www.linuxhomenetworking.com/w...ess_with_Squid

regards, Glenn

ps. also check out the iptables tute.
 
  


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