On Thu, 2010-01-07 at 08:40 -0500, Vernon Webb wrote:
> That's the odd thing, there is nothing being indicated in the error logs the
> server just hangs and I have to restart apache in order to get the site back
> up. First I thought it might be the server so I move over to a different
> server, but I still have the same issue. What I feel is really odd is the
> fact that it worked in a previous version of php, so waht's changed?
> From: Ashley Sheridan [mailto:a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk]
> Sent: Thu 1/7/2010 7:52 AM
> To: James McLean
> Cc: Vernon Webb; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [PHP] Site Moved From PHP4 to PHP5 Server - header, location no
> longer working
> On Thu, 2010-01-07 at 16:50 +1030, James McLean wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Vernon Webb <ver...@comp-wiz.com> wrote:
> > I move a number of sites from one server to another and one the one
> server we had php4 and now we have php5 and since then my server seems to
> hang every time there is a header, location redirect. Anyone have any ideas
> on how to resolve this? Is there something I can easily change in the php.ini
> file that will resolve this issue?
> Off the top of my head it sounds like something is being output before
> the header, which causes an error. If you also have error display
> turned off, you will likely just see a white screen with no useful
> Make sure none of your includes have trailing whitespace or are trying
> to print out information before the header itself.
> Best bet is to turn on errors and log them, then you will see where
> the output started if infact that is your issue.
> Don't turn on errors if this machine is public, as it could potentially give
> out more information to people than you want. First, look at the error logs
> for PHP, which record all the errors you've had with the site, whether you
> have them displayed or not.
> http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk <http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk/>
Have you checked both the PHP and Apache error logs? Things like invalid
commands in an .htaccess file can cause server crashes.