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Old 11-13-2005, 06:42 PM   #1
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Question php headache in Mandriva 2006

Hello all!

Just moved from Mandriva LE2005 on Athlon XP to 2006 64bit version on Athlon 64, but one problem:

I have a directory containing PHP scripts that I'm working on in my home directory, symlinked from /var/www/html. This worked fine in LE2005, but not any more. Apache won't do anything with PHP scripts, absolutely nothing comes back to the browser - no errors, just nothing, HTML pages work fine, but not php. I believe I have all the php packages installed.

btw: I've been coding PHP for a few years now, but I'm a total n00b at apache configration and the like.

Any help is much appreciated

Old 11-13-2005, 08:54 PM   #2
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It was somethig to do with packaging. After much coffee and swearing, I decided to use the Mandriva package removal tool to remove all php-related packages (of which there were loads, many probably unecessary) then installed just the apache module, the php-mysql module and their dependancies. After this and restarting apache (using /etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd restart) PHP worked. Before this, /var/log/httpd/error_log would contain an entry stating that a child process segfaulted for every attempt to access a php script.

Note that I needed to manually edit the /etc/php.ini file to change the line:
extension_dir = "/usr/lib/php4/extensions"
extension_dir = "/usr/lib64/php4/extensions"
to enable the mysql module after installing it as Mandriva uses /usr/lib64 for 64bit lib versions.

Hope this helps!


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