": bind() to" and relation between 'logs' directory and 'pid' direction


I had compiled my Nginx using ‘.configure’, ‘make’ and ‘make install’

nginx.pid file occurs on ‘logs’ directory as default. If I change set
directive (e.g. pid sbin/nginx.pid) on my nginx.conf file then I cannot
restart Nginx and I get following message at second restart service.

[emerg]: bind() to failed (98: Address already in use)

And if I change the direction as ‘pid logs/nginx.pid’ everything is

Would it be possible to change Nginx default settings?

Posted at Nginx Forum:

I’ve found the reason. My init script that is found on

Posted at Nginx Forum: