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  Apache Web-Serving with Mac OS X: Part 1
Subject:   httpd could not be started SOLUTION
Date:   2007-07-26 06:30:45
From:   AlfredoSanchez
Response to: httpd could not be started

I know the above is an old post, but I had this problem today and found this post in Google.


So for others with the same issue:


I had the same problem. I installed Entropy, then afterwards the Personal Web Sharing service (aka Apache server) refused to start because of a "Bus Error".


It's because Entropy tried installing PHP 5 when I had already tried installing PHP 4 myself. The solution for me was:


Open the /private/etc/httpd/httpd.conf file and remove all lines with references to PHP4.
Reinstall Entropy.
Restart apache (at the terminal: "sudo httpd restart")


The bus error then disappears and Personal Web Sharing starts with no problems.


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