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Apache2 displays error and will not load on SLES11

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2


Error: Apache2 will not start with the following message:

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Starting httpd2 (prefork) /usr/sbin/httpd2-prefork: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

The command line was:

/usr/sbin/httpd2-prefork -f /etc/apache2/httpd.conf


Fix: From Software Management in Yast2, search for "libapr-util1" and install the library that comes up.  After the install of this module, Apache2 should now start correctly.



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  • Document ID:7012479
  • Creation Date: 24-May-2013
  • Modified Date:28-Sep-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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