[ms4w-users] Re: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] ms4w-installation: win98se-shutdown problem

Bart van den Eijnden bartvde at xs4all.nl
Tue Nov 23 13:08:15 EST 2004

The following is said on a WAMP page:

Windows 95/98 users should use Apache 1.3.31. All other Windows users  
should be fine with Apache 2.0.49.


So you are probably best of installing Apache 1.3.31 ..... but then you  
need to reconfigure the php support among other things.

Best regards,

On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 12:45:58 -0500, Jeff McKenna <jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca>  

> Hello Joerg,
> (note that the proper email list for MS4W questions can be found at  
> http://lists.maptools.org/mailman/listinfo/ms4w-users)
> I dug up an old win98 laptop and did some testing with ms4w v1.0.  I  
> also ran into problems stopping the service.  I then did some digging  
> and from what I've read Apache's use as a 'service' is extremely  
> experimental in Windows 95/98  
> (http://www.phpfreaks.com/apache_manual/page/win_service.html#win95svc).  
>   I therefore have no easy solution for you.  To get around this I would  
> make a shortcut to apache.exe on my desktop and manually run it each  
> time...sorry I don't have an easier solution.  Maybe some other win98  
> user can help us.
> jeff
> wenke wrote:
>> Hi,
>> when I want to close win98se, I always get the error, that
>> apache an php is still running.
>> I think, I installed it as service. But now I (have to) put it out of
>> the autostart-system-configuration.
>>  Anybody knows, what I have to change in any config-file, so that
>> win is working normaly again??
>>  Thanks for help,
>> joerg
>>   start
>> C:\ms4w\Apache\bin\apache.exe -n ApacheWebServer -k runservice (default)
>>  stop
>> C:\ms4w\Apache\bin\apache.exe -k shutdown (default)
>>  monitor
>> C:\ms4w\Apache\bin\ApacheMonitor.exe (default)
>>   ms4w  Revision 1.02          |2004/07/21
>>    * Apache 2.0.50
>>   * PHP 4.3.7

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