Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 38951
Apache segfaults in Servername unset and no DNS name exists
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:33:01 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 4.0)
Description of problem:
Running /etc/rc.d/init.d/http start produced:
Directly attempting to start Apache with /usr/sbin/httpd produced a
segfault in httpd.
Once I set the Servername variable in httpd.conf, Apache started
correctly. My machine has a DHCP assigned IP address and no DNS name.
I understand the Servername variable is supposed to be set, but I would
not expect Apache to Segfault.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.On a machine without a DNS name, start Httpd
Actual Results: Segfault in httpd
Expected Results: Apache starts
Thanks for the report. The segfault was a bug in Apache 1.3.19; it was fixed in