Re: NCSA httpd server and 1.3.8X kernels

Michael Brennen (
Sun, 7 Apr 1996 22:38:28 -0500 (CDT)

On Sun, 7 Apr 1996, Edward S. Marshall wrote:

> On Sat, 6 Apr 1996, Alan K. Adamson wrote:
> > Anyone, know why I can't get my 1.5.1 httpd server to work under 1.3.8x
> > kernels? I have tried about everything under the sun, but I still get
> > an immediate connection closed when telnetting to port 80 with httpd
> > running.
> Don't use pre-forked servers. They used some sort of hack to get them
> operational under 1.2.x and later 1.1.x kernels, but something got fixed
> during the 1.3 series, and it no longer works. Check out their hypernews
> for 1.5.1 at for more information.
> Generally speaking though, forget about using preforked servers under
> 1.3, at least until the code is there to support it properly.

FWIW, running a preforked Apache server works just fine on 1.3.x.

-- Michael