Archive for the 'Apache' Category

Internet Explorer 6 and HTTP compression

Recently I wrote about installing mod_gzip on CentOS 5. However since then I have discovered that Internet Explorer 6 has does not support this properly, and intermittently does not load items properly! To resolve this I had to change the Apache configuration. This is the configuration that I am now using: 123456AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain […]

Installing PHP XCache on CentOS 5

XCache is a PHP opcode cacher, which basically means that it will cache the compiled code the first time a PHP page/script is executed thus avoiding the compilation step on subsequent executions. I used the 1.2.2. release of XCache and followed the quick guide instructions to install from source. The installation requires that the php-devel […]

Installing mod_gzip on CentOS 5

CentOS 5 is packaged with Apache 2 which is not compatible with mod_gzip. The module mod_deflate is the Apache 2 equivalent. Installing mod_deflate on CentOS 5 is a fairly simple process. The module is included in CentOS 5 and just need to be configured. The only changes required are to the Apache configuration file /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf. […]