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  1. #1

    problems in cgi-bin

    Well, it's time for my annual question in here as no one in IRC had the solution!!

    I have setup my own cgi irc install, which works fine. The problem is that the pictures for close/help (in the top right hand corner) dont show. I checked the paths to these, they're ok. So i tried to load a picture, and it gets this:

    Server error!

    The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your request.

    Error message:
    Premature end of script headers: helpup.gif

    If you think this is a server error, please contact the webmaster.
    Error 500
    Mon Nov 21 17:58:34 2005
    Apache/2.0.50 (Linux/SUSE)
    Now i am no expert or anything... but i dont think "helpup.gif" should be seen as a script lol. Anyone know why this could be treated as being a script causing it to act like this? And more importantly, how i can get it to show the pics!
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    "I am not an alcoholic, alcoholics go to meetings"
    Registered Linux user = #372327

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    Your image is probably in a directory that is configured to house scripts, and likely has it's permission bits set to 755.

    In Apache, if directory is specified on a ScriptAlias directive, the server assumes any files in that directory are scripts and tries to execute them.

    You need to move your images elsewhere and update your links accordingly.

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