i have searched the records and read many threads of people getting a
problem to the effect:
"apache wont start..."
"unable to bind to port... (in use...)"
but i havent found a solution. i am experiencing the same trouble
after i changed to red hat 7.2. the specific line from my error_log
[Mon Jan 14 03:03:37 2002] [crit] (99)Cannot assign requested address:
make_sock: could not bind to address xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx port 80
this occurs when i try to start apache with both apachectl and httpd
starts and restarts. when i try to then stop apache (i know it is not
running) i get:
/usr/local/apache/bin/apachectl stop: httpd (pid 16845?) not running
which makes sense and is very frustrating. i tried starting apache
from rc.N / rc.local, and that was no good.
i have checked netstat to see if any other service is listening on 80,
and i cant find anything.
i have looked high and low for a solution, so any direction would be