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I rebooted my server, but after I did the apache service will not start.

I can connect via ssh, and i type /etc/init.d/apache2 start

it says starting web server apache2 ...done

and even so, the service does not start!

Does anyone know what could cause this?

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Has this suddenly started happening, or has it always been like this? What have you done since you last remember it working? –  nickgrim Apr 14 '11 at 20:50

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Check the error.log files on /var/log/apache2. The behavior you are seeing happens because apache likely died right after starting, the logs may have the information on why.

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Sorry for the formatting, I am trying to figure this out. This is the relevant error message: [Thu Apr 14 16:10:22 2011] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/lib/apache2/suexec) [Thu Apr 14 16:10:22 2011] [emerg] (2)No such file or directory: mod_fcgid: Can't create share memory for size %zu byte –  user51347 Apr 14 '11 at 20:57
    
There you get your answer. :) –  coredump Apr 14 '11 at 21:17

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