Bug 104053 - httpd failes to bind when restarting
Summary: httpd failes to bind when restarting
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ppp (Show other bugs)
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i586 Linux
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Assignee: Thomas Woerner
QA Contact: Jay Turner
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Reported: 2003-09-09 14:30 UTC by Fredrik Rambris
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-17 09:44:47 UTC
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Description Fredrik Rambris 2003-09-09 14:30:48 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20030131

Description of problem:
At system boot up httpd starts just fine but when I want to restart it i get:
Starting httpd: (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address
no listening sockets available, shutting down

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start the machine with apache
2. Run service httpd restart

Actual Results:  Starting httpd: (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could
not bind to address
no listening sockets available, shutting down

Expected Results:  It should have restarted as usual.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Joe Orton 2003-09-09 14:45:11 UTC
After a failed restart, what is the output of:

# tail /var/log/httpd/error_log
# netstat -pant | grep :80

Comment 2 Fredrik Rambris 2003-09-10 20:05:12 UTC
[root@wonka root]# netstat -pant | grep :80
tcp    0*         LISTEN   1180/ppp-watch

This is the only line that's added to error_log
[Wed Sep 10 21:57:21 2003] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down

When killing pppd and ppp-watch httpd starts normaly.

Why would ppp-watch bind to port 80?

I have initscripts-6.95-1 installed.

Comment 3 Joe Orton 2003-09-10 20:13:55 UTC
I'm not familiar with ppp-watch, is it acting as configured? 

Comment 4 Fredrik Rambris 2003-09-10 20:45:44 UTC
I have not touched it. I don't really know what it is more than what the man
page sais. All configuration of ppp is done via redhat-config-network. I guess
it's started from ifup scripts.

Comment 5 Thomas Woerner 2004-08-17 09:44:47 UTC
Please verify this with a newer version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or
Fedora Core and reopen it against the new version if it still occurs.

Closing as "not a bug" for now.

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