Ok, so it's a gentoo distro on a virtual box patched up to the latest of everything, and etc-update
are not asking to do anything either. I'm trying to start Apache using any of the following:
and when doing so I get:
* Starting apache2 ...
* start-stop-daemon: failed to start `/usr/sbin/apache2' [ ok ]
which it clearly isn't, because I would like to see it running. Not sure what you'd need to see in the way of conf files and the like so do let me know. What I can tell you is that an
came back with no errors, so in that sense things are just fine.
As ever, your ideas, suggestions, and solutions gratefully accepted!