[ensembl-dev] attaching BAM as "Remote File" failed with no obvious reason

Andrew Tikhonov andrew at ebi.ac.uk
Wed Jun 20 11:38:29 BST 2012

Thank you very much Dan!! For the clear and helpful answer. Hope the issue is fixed soon.


On 20 Jun 2012, at 11:07, Dan Sheppard wrote:

> On 20/06/12 10:49, Andrew Tikhonov wrote:
>> Thanks a lot Beth for very quick and precise analysis! I'm sure I'm not
>> the first who asks -- do you know if the byte-range support can be
>> easily turned on in the server ?
>> Regards,
>> Andrew
> This looks very much like Apache httpd server bug #51878.
> The requests Beth found were all a byte-range from 0 (ie the start) which apache does correctly but sends a 200 (according to the letter, but not the spirit of the http standard) rather than a 206 (correct in both letter and spirit).
> This was fixed in apache 2.2.22 September-last.
> Dan.
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