OCs on Fedora 4

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Peter Cassidy

OCs on Fedora 4

Postby Peter Cassidy » Wed Nov 02, 2005 7:01 pm

I've upgraded my Linux box from Red Hat 9 to Fedora 4 and am now attempting to install OCS on it. OCS worked fine with RH9. Install is not working correctly on Fedora 4. On a clean install it does not create the database in MySQL and the install process stops at the header on the third install page. If I create the database manually and check the database exists box, the install process completes and creates the MySQL tables. However, when I go to login in as administrator, the password is accepted, but no administration pages are offered. The httpd error code says the file "favicon.ico" does not exist in the web root directory.

My SQL and Apache are working fine on this server with several other applications.

Suggestions much appreciated.

Peter Cassidy

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Postby asmecher » Thu Nov 03, 2005 10:03 am

Hello Peter,

Try pointing your browser at admin/index.php for the administration interface.

If you're still having trouble: the error message about "favicon.ico" is unrelated. Please check your php.ini to see where error messages are being directed (often syslog), and ensure that there's nothing relevant in your server logs.

Alec Smecher
Open Journal Systems Team

Peter Cassidy

OCS on Fedora 4

Postby Peter Cassidy » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:09 pm

Going directly to admin/index.php takes me nowhere, literally. ID and PW are accepted but the admin screen just clears and sits there. There are no server errors. PHP errors do got to syslog and there are none.

It's like everything is working but it's not. Strange.

Peter Cassidy


Postby Guest » Thu Nov 03, 2005 7:15 pm

Just saw the posting by Matthew July 14 that OCS will not work with with PHP 5 which comes with Fedora Core 4, which is what I have. That probably explains the strange behavior I'm experiencing.

Anyone found a way to make OCS work with PHP 5?

Peter Cassidy

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