Bug 508170 - Cannot stop httpd
Cannot stop httpd
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: httpd (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 509466 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: F12Target
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Reported: 2009-06-25 17:11 EDT by Fabio Canepa
Modified: 2010-06-28 09:17 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 09:17:48 EDT
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httpd.conf (32.95 KB, application/octet-stream)
2009-06-26 05:20 EDT, Fabio Canepa
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Description Fabio Canepa 2009-06-25 17:11:49 EDT
Description of problem:
Unable to stop httpd with service httpd stop

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start httpd
# service httpd start
Starting httpd:                                            [  OK  ]

2. Try to stop httpd
# service httpd stop
Stopping httpd:                                            [FAILED]
Actual results:
httpd is not stopped 

Expected results:
httpd is stopped

Additional info:
When starting httpd a pid file is created in /var/run/httpd.pid but when stopping script /etc/init.d/httpd search for the pid file in /var/run/httpd/httpd.pid. If I do "mv /var/run/httpd.pid /var/run/httpd" then I can stop httpd
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2009-06-26 04:29:43 EDT
Did you upgrade from F10?  What's the output of:

# rpm -V httpd
Comment 2 Fabio Canepa 2009-06-26 05:14:28 EDT
I've done a clean install of F11 preview and then updated to final.

Here's the output

[root@f11fabio ~]# rpm -V httpd-2.2.11-8.x86_64
.......T.  c /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
Comment 3 Fabio Canepa 2009-06-26 05:20:41 EDT
Created attachment 349526 [details]

I've attached my httpd.conf but I don't think I've done any modification. Yesterday when I see that I cannot stop httpd I've tryed to change the line
PidFile run/httpd.pid with PidFile run/httpd/httpd.pid but with it seam that httpd ignore this conf and always create pid in /var/run/httpd.pid
Comment 4 Joe Orton 2009-08-18 07:52:54 EDT
*** Bug 509466 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 Michael Howard 2009-10-27 20:45:51 EDT
As a workaround, apachectl can be successfully used on F11 to successfully stop and restart httpd:

[root@trucha html]# apachectl stop
[root@trucha html]# service httpd start
Starting httpd:                                            [  OK  ]
[root@trucha html]# service httpd stop
Stopping httpd:                                            [FAILED]
[root@trucha html]# apachectl start
httpd (pid 5738) already running
[root@trucha html]# apachectl stop
[root@trucha html]# service httpd start
Starting httpd:                                            [  OK  ]
[root@trucha html]#
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 09:17:48 EDT
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