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I am using a FallbackResource directive to implement a front controller. Apache should redirect all requests to index.php in the document root, unless there is a file at the requested URI. This is exactly what it does, unless the request URI is /; then I get a 324 No Data Received error. Even with LogLevel debug, nothing is logged when this error happens.

I am using Apache 2.2.22 on Ubuntu for local development, with mod_dir enabled.

I just wanted to check if anyone can see a problem here, before I go and compile the latest Apache 2.2 and file a bug report.

Virtualhost config:

<VirtualHost *:80>
    DocumentRoot /var/sites/scms/www
    ServerName scms.local
    ServerAlias www.scms.local

    <Directory />
        Options FollowSymLinks
        AllowOverride None

    <Directory /var/sites/scms/www/>
        Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
        AllowOverride FileInfo
        Order allow,deny
        allow from all
        FallbackResource /index.php

    <Directory /var/sites/scms/www/resources/>
        FallbackResource disabled

    ErrorLog /var/sites/scms/log/error.log
    CustomLog /var/sites/scms/log/access.log combined

    LogLevel debug

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I am experiencing the same problem. Another thing (from the docs): Compatibility: Apache HTTP Server 2.2.16 and later - The disabled argument is supported since 2.2.24 – andsens Oct 30 '13 at 12:24
up vote 4 down vote accepted

I experienced same problem, so it is probably a bug. However, I managed to solve it using "DirectoryIndex" directive:

DirectoryIndex /index.php
FallbackResource /index.php
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