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Bug 90965 - Start of squid impossible
Start of squid impossible
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: squid (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Martin Stransky
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Reported: 2003-05-15 16:32 EDT by antonio montagnani
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-07-04 09:04:49 EDT
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Description antonio montagnani 2003-05-15 16:32:50 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030401

Description of problem:
When I start Squid (for example by Webmin), i get :

Executing /etc/rc.d/init.d/squid start ..

init_cache_dir /var/spool/squid... /etc/rc.d/init.d/squid: line 162:  2871
Abortito                $SQUID -z -F -D 2>/dev/null
Avvio di squid: /etc/rc.d/init.d/squid: line 162:  2872 Abortito               
$SQUID $SQUID_OPTS 2>/dev/null

Same if I start Squid upon booting the PC

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Just start Squid

Actual Results:  No start of Squid

Expected Results:  Start-up of Squid

Additional info:
Comment 1 renato ben 2004-01-31 19:00:12 EST
#  TAG: visible_hostname

#   If you want to present a special hostname in error messages, etc,
#    then define this.  Otherwise, the return value of gethostname()
#    will be used. If you have multiple caches in a cluster and
#    get errors about IP-forwarding you must set them to have 
#    individual
#    names with this setting.


visible_hostname localhost
Comment 2 danielprakash 2004-03-03 01:08:19 EST

Root Cause Analysis

This is the bug that will occur when the Hostname is not fully 
Qualified domain Name

How to avoid this Bug

  Change the hostname to a FQDN (eg:: foo.dnsserver.ca)

How to verify

1. edit /etc/sysconfig/network and change the hostname=localhost     
to foo.dnsserver.ca
2. Restart the machine
3. Run the squid -z or service squid restart or start from webmin

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