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Old 04-24-2006, 01:45 PM   #1
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missing mod_access.so


Hi There,

I am using FC5 and when I try to start httpd, I got the following error message:

Code:
[root@sulfer ~]# service httpd start
Starting httpd: httpd: Syntax error on line 170 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: Cannot load /etc/httpd/modules/mod_access.so into server: /etc/httpd/modules/mod_access.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
                                                           [FAILED]
[root@sulfer ~]#
In fact, inspecting a little more, I realize several files are missing:
Code:
LoadModule access_module modules/mod_access.so
LoadModule auth_module modules/mod_auth.so
LoadModule auth_anon_module modules/mod_auth_anon.so
LoadModule auth_dbm_module modules/mod_auth_dbm.so
LoadModule auth_ldap_module modules/mod_auth_ldap.so
LoadModule imap_module modules/mod_imap.so
But my system has several http modules installed:
Code:
[root@sulfer ~]# ll -d /etc/httpd/modules
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 27 Mar 24 09:11 /etc/httpd/modules -> ../../usr/lib/httpd/modules
[root@sulfer ~]# rpm -qf /usr/lib/httpd/modules
httpd-2.2.0-5.1.2
[root@sulfer ~]# ll /usr/lib/httpd/modules
total 4652
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3206744 Feb 28 08:23 libphp5.so
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root    6136 Feb 11 21:12 mod_actions.so
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root   10228 Feb 11 21:12 mod_alias.so
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root    5728 Feb 11 21:12 mod_asis.so
...
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root    9432 Feb 11 21:12 mod_usertrack.so
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root    5848 Feb 11 21:12 mod_version.so
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root    8444 Feb 11 21:12 mod_vhost_alias.so
[root@sulfer ~]#
So, the question is: What package the file /usr/lib/httpd/modules/mod_access.so belongs to ?
Somebody with the mod_access.so installed in FC5 could run "rpm -qf /usr/lib/httpd/modules/mod_access.so", please ?

I was unable to figure out the package name by using the search feature of yum.

thanks in advance
 
Old 04-25-2006, 10:57 PM   #2
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Code:
# yum whatprovides mod_access.so

lighttpd.i386                            1.4.10-2.fc5           extras
Matched from:
mod_access.so
Importing additional filelist information


lighttpd.i386                            1.4.10-2.fc5           extras
Matched from:
/usr/lib/lighttpd/mod_access.so
mod_access.so


lighttpd.i386                            1.4.10-2.fc5           installed
Matched from:
/usr/lib/lighttpd/mod_access.so
mod_access.so
 
Old 04-26-2006, 07:48 AM   #3
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Thumbs up solved

Thanks WhatsHisName ! (looks like the Costelo's joke "what's the name of the man in the first base" )


I learned about the "whatprovides" parameter, what is a good thing !

The bad news is it not worked, because it belongs to another package, not httpd itself. The path of the file provided by lighttpd is /usr/lib/lighttpd/mod_access.so and I expected /usr/lib/httpd/modules/mod_access.so.

Looks like it is a bug in system_config_httpd.

If you configure a web server by editing by hand the file /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf, using the original configuration file provided by the package httpd, then it works.

If you try to configure a web server by system_config_httpd, then the file /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf will refer /usr/lib/httpd/modules/mod_access.so which not exist at all.

So, I re-installed httpd and using the working /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf file, I just added the virtual server section and all is working now.


thanks !
 
Old 04-26-2006, 03:13 PM   #4
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Apache 2.2 has several modules renamed; see here. So when it upgraded and did not replace your old httpd.conf, it will refer to modules that no longer exist.
 
  


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