php not working (blank screen)

Robert L Cochran cochranb at
Sun Nov 30 18:25:45 UTC 2003

Did you compile PHP yourself? The current Fedora version is 4.3.4. If 
you did, you need to change httpd.conf to add that application type and 
load the new module. You must also kill and restart every httpd process 
to get PHP to show up. 'service restart httpd' doesn't do it. My method, 
which will no doubt make veteran linux people laugh, is to restart the 


linbox wrote:

> I have apache working in Fedora, but cannot get php to work.  I have 
> edited the php.ini file to point to the proper directory, but all I ever 
> get when I run a php script in a browser is a blank screen.   php 
> --version returns:
> PHP 4.3.3 (cgi) (built: Oct 21 2003 09:51:55)
> Copyright (c) 1997-2003 The PHP Group
> Zend Engine v1.3.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2003 Zend Technologies
> I hesitate to post my php.ini and httpd.conf files because of the 
> length, but let me know if I should.
> Does anyone know what I am missing?
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Bob Cochran
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