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  Apache Web-Serving with Mac OS X: Part 1
Subject:   Web Sharing Starting Up...
Date:   2007-03-16 14:44:03
From:   wencryo
Response to: Web Sharing Starting Up...

I need help with Apache. I think I have modified some files, and now nothing is working.
if I do
sudo /usr/local/apache2/bin/apachectl start
it says:
httpd (pid 270) already running


but I can get Web Sharing to start up


can someody help me? PLEASEEEEEEE

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  • Web Sharing Starting Up...
    2007-03-16 17:01:09  pnolans [View]

    If you have Apache2 in /usr/local you (or someone else) installed Apache2 there.

    There is an Apache 1.3.??? server that comes with
    os x , and is turned on by "Personal Web Sharing" or
    something like that in System Preference > Sharing.

    So, you can't run both of them, unless you override
    the listen port on one of them (the default is 80)

    Also, it might have simply been already running!

    Did you look for it? It would be several process named httpd in the activity monitor in Applications > Utilities

    Next time, try restart instead of start. Then if
    it complains, it's probably the first problem.