Average Joe (tmtl) wrote in php,
Average Joe
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Mambo on FreeBSD 5.3

I'm having a few problems getting Mambo working on FreeBSD 5.3

Whenever I try to log in to the administrators account, with a valid username\password, you get presented with the same screen with the username\password boxes still filled in. /var/log/messages states "Feb 23 17:42:42 linux kernel: pid 15803 (httpd), uid 1006: exited on signal 11"

Nothing is written to the Apache access or error logs

If I try to log in with an invalid combo, a JavaScript popup tells me I got either the username or password wrong. So, the authentication is sort-of happening

The only useful thread I've found on the Mambo forums was this one. Which states "To all who have this issue, it is a problem with duplicate extension entries in your php.ini"

All I have in my php.ini that contains references to extension are:

extension_dir = "/usr/local/lib/php/20020429/"
extension=session.so
extension=mysql.so

So there aren't any duplicates

I really don't know much about setting PHP up. Does anyone have any pointers?

I seem to remember having this problem in the past with Gallery, and the issue was resolved by installing php4-extensions

Here's the version of all PHP stuff I have installed:

# portversion -v | grep php
mod_php4-4.3.10_2,1         =  up-to-date with port
php4-bz2-4.3.10_2           =  up-to-date with port
php4-ctype-4.3.10_2         =  up-to-date with port
php4-extensions-1.0         =  up-to-date with port
php4-gd-4.3.10_2            =  up-to-date with port
php4-mysql-4.3.10_2         =  up-to-date with port
php4-openssl-4.3.10_2       =  up-to-date with port
php4-overload-4.3.10_2      =  up-to-date with port
php4-pcre-4.3.10_2          =  up-to-date with port
php4-posix-4.3.10_2         =  up-to-date with port
php4-session-4.3.10_2       =  up-to-date with port
php4-snmp-4.3.10_2          =  up-to-date with port
php4-tokenizer-4.3.10_2     =  up-to-date with port
php4-xml-4.3.10_2           =  up-to-date with port
php4-zlib-4.3.10_2          =  up-to-date with port
phpMyAdmin-2.6.1            =  up-to-date with port


Any pointers would be most appreciated!

Update: Sorted. It seems that I did have 2 entries for session.so. One was in /usr/local/etc/php.ini and the other was in /usr/local/etc/php/extension.ini

I commented one out, and it started working

Leaving this entry in-tact, just in case anyone else has the same problem
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