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Discussion in 'Workarounds and Optimization' started by nwilkins83, Sep 15, 2016.

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    Hello,


    I have been trying to install Passenger alongside Ruby and Rails on a brand new cPanel server running on VMware.


    [root@cpanel ~]# httpd -v

    Server version: Apache/2.4.23 (cPanel)

    Server built: Aug 24 2016 19:30:51



    The installation of Ruby Version Manager along with Ruby and Rails was very straightforward.


    [root@cpanel ~]# ruby -v

    ruby 2.3.1p112 (2016-04-26 revision 54768) [x86_64-linux]

    [root@cpanel ~]# rails -v

    Rails 5.0.0.1



    My issue comes when trying to run the passenger-install-apache2-module. I get errors about the following required software:


    * Checking for Apache 2 development headers...

    Found: no

    * Checking for Apache Portable Runtime (APR) development headers...

    Found: no

    * Checking for Apache Portable Runtime Utility (APU) development headers...

    Found: no



    My understanding is these are installed via cPanel but the installer just doesn’t know where they are.


    Would you be able to assist me with resolving the above errors at all please? This is the last stumbling block.


    Many Thanks


    Nick,
     
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    I managed to get Phusion passenger installed by doing the following:

    # yum remove httpd-tools
    # yum install ea-apache24-devel

    I have now uploaded some site code, bundled it okay but get the following error within my apache2 error log:

    [ 2016-09-21 20:43:22.8431 28169/7fba4005c700 age/Cor/App/Implementation.cpp:304 ]: Could not spawn process for application /home/dashboards/public_html/dashboards: An error occurred while starting up the preloader.
    Error ID: fa2f979e
    Error details saved to: /tmp/passenger-error-Ecl0JS.html
    Message from application: cannot load such file -- rack (LoadError)
    /usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-2.3.1/gems/passenger-5.0.30/src/ruby_supportlib/phusion_passenger/loader_shared_helpers.rb:430:in `require'
    /usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-2.3.1/gems/passenger-5.0.30/src/ruby_supportlib/phusion_passenger/loader_shared_helpers.rb:430:in `activate_gem'
    /usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-2.3.1/gems/passenger-5.0.30/src/helper-scripts/rack-preloader.rb:102:in `preload_app'
    /usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-2.3.1/gems/passenger-5.0.30/src/helper-scripts/rack-preloader.rb:156:in `<module:App>'
    /usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-2.3.1/gems/passenger-5.0.30/src/helper-scripts/rack-preloader.rb:30:in `<module[​IMG]husionPassenger>'
    /usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-2.3.1/gems/passenger-5.0.30/src/helper-scripts/rack-preloader.rb:29:in `<main>'


    [ 2016-09-21 20:43:22.8896 28169/7fba3b7fe700 age/Cor/Con/CheckoutSession.cpp:285 ]: [Client 1-1] Cannot checkout session because a spawning error occurred. The identifier of the error is fa2f979e. Please see earlier logs for details about the error.

    Any help appreciated.
    Many Thanks
    Nick,
     
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