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I'm on shared hosting and I'm trying to set up the module to be used for php. Obviously I'm not able to put the .so file in /usr/lib64/php/modules so for my extension_dir value in my version of the php.ini (/home2/my_site/public_html/php.ini)I have:

extension_dir = "/usr/lib64/php/modules:/home2/my_site/apps/lib/php"

and at the bottom of the php.ini file I have

However, the memcache module still isn't showing up in php_info(). Any suggestions on getting this working? Thanks.

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Stupid question, but has the apache instance been restarted? (or PHP CGI if compiled like that) If so, what are the errors in apache logs? – Pierre-Yves Gillier Jul 8 '10 at 10:25

I think you have to restart apache server to take its effect.

/etc/init.d/apachectl restart
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