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Re: Installation ? re: MySQL/ PHP/ Apache...

make sure that you have added the following lines with appropriate
information in the appropriate spots in your httpd.conf:

LoadModule php3(or 4)_module and path
AddModule mod_phpx.c
DirectoryIndex line should include index.php and index.php3

make sure that there is a section in the AddType section for <IfModule
mod_php4.c> etc. The php section should be in the file, and you can just
uncomment it. circa line 700 of httpd.conf If not, here is the one for php4:

<IfModule mod_php4.c>
   AddType application/x-httpd-php .php3 .php .php4
   AddType application/x-httpd-php-source .phps

This makes Apache parse php just as it does html; i.e serving the data
instead of printing it as text into the browser. This config also gives you
the handy feature of being able to name a file .phps (for "source") and
being able to share that with friends. I would guess that the absence of the
IfModule section is the cause of your problem. If you are using php3, you
should just be able to change the appropriate numbers...


on 5/15/00 10:38 PM, Will Hamm at will invision net wrote:

> All,
> Before you tell me to RTFM... let me say that I have...
> I even (as a last ditch effort) looked on the net for people
> with advice with similar needs.
> Particularly I found and tried to implement the following setup:
> [http://www.linuxguruz.org/index.html?state=PHPTips&topic=PHP402]
> I tried it three times. Clean installs of Red Hat LINUX 6.2
> using 'Server' option to install.
> It will run MySQL (I know because I can run 'safe_mysqld &'
> after I installed it - like the instructions say + I see it by 'ps
> -aux')
> It is running Apache (I know because I get the Apache test
> index.html page when I go to my domain by it's name + I see it by 'ps
> -aux')
> But it isn't/ won't seem to run PHP. I followed the
> instructions and made a index.php page with some basic PHP code in it
> - but it just spits out the code like I am viewing a .txt file.
> Any thoughts?
> BTW, yes I did edit the httpd.conf file and make sure/ set
> ..php as a index file, as well as verified the paths of installation
> for the DocumentRoot.
> If you are willing to help me; it may be easier to look at
> the page from the link that I gave above and see if that installation
> procedure is sound or not...
> TIA,
> Will Hamm

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