Thanks for the help!  The tip about mod_env was right. mod_env was not
being loaded.

This was easy to fix by editing  /etc/sysconfig/apache and restarting
the server.

Now apache restarts with no errors.  However, something is still
somewhat amiss.  I go to http://<myhost>/reviewboard/ and I get a: 404
page does not exist.

It does however give me a default review board screen of some sort,
which I'll paste in ascii below.
I've chowned the htdocs/media directory as per the documentation.


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On Mar 13, 12:50 am, Christian Hammond <> wrote:
> The generated Apache config file is pretty much just a sample config file.
> You can certainly set it up in other ways. In your case, you want to make
> sure to set the domain name in 'rb-site install' to your "myhost" and set
> the site root directory to "/reviewboard/".
> Usually with Apache, you have a VirtualHost that defines your main host, and
> every other host you host if you have others. You can merge the definition
> of the generated Apache config file into your main one, if you have one. You
> may have to play around with it a bit. We'll help where we can, but it's
> kinda a custom config.
> As for the SetEnv errors, it's possible you'll need to load in the mod_env
> module. Normally this is built-in, I think, but maybe not on OpenSUSE. Can
> you show the errors?
> Christian
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> On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 7:37 PM, Kimon <> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I've installed all the prereqs and run "rb-site install" successfully,
> > but I'm a bit of an apache newbie and I'm not quite sure what to do
> > with apache-modpython.conf
> > I tried to simply load it from http.conf, but it complains about the
> > SetEnv directives as syntax errors.
> > Also, I'm unclear as to whether I really want to use the "VirtualHost"
> > option... I'd rather just place it under
> >  http://myhost/reviewboard
> > I don't seem to have sites-available or sites-enabled directories ad
> > indicated in the doc.
> > Any pointers would be appreciated...
> > I'm running Apache/2.2.10 (Linux/SUSE) mod_python/3.3.1
> > Thanks,
> > Kimon
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