[FWTools] FWtools on Linux FC4

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Apr 3 20:59:08 EDT 2006

Jeremy Sears wrote:
> Hi Frank,
> Thanks for the response. I've copied those files into my cgi-bin 
> directory. I understand that when I point my browser to:
> http:\\myserver\cgi-bin\mapserv?
> I should get a little line indicating that the mapserver is running, but 
> not querys to decode..... Im getting a '500 internal server error'..
> My apache log file indicates:     " Premature end of script headers: 
> mapserv "
> Can you suggest what the issue may be? I should point out that I have a 
> few vhosts configured. Will this affect mapserv functioning? Is there 
> anything I should be doing to configure mapserv to work with the virtual 
> hosts? Or will apache 'know' to look in the cgi-bin dir for mapserv?


I don't know much about your setup but it sounds like the script is
being found.   However, I have no idea why it is failing.

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