More information out of error log?

Ilan Berkner iberkner at
Wed Jan 14 06:53:12 MSK 2009


I will go ahead and turn that on and see if I get more info.

Normally our .mp3 files are accessed via flash (swf) files, it could be that
a swf has a problem (which is why I'm trying to get a more direct referral


On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 6:37 PM, mike <mike503 at> wrote:

>  You could turn on access log and it might show the referrer (might).
> Media players don't seem to send a referrer typically
> On Jan 13, 2009, at 3:05 PM, "Ilan Berkner" <iberkner at> wrote:
>    Hi All,
> We are getting many of these errors:
> 2009/01/13 13:04:28 [error] 27100#0: *782718 open()
> "/home/spellcit/public_html/letters/.mp3" failed (2: No such file or
> directory), client:, server:, request:
> "GET /letters/.mp3 HTTP/1.1", host: ""
> Essentially one of 2 things is happening:
> (1) One of our php or flash files is trying to access this invalid file
> "/letters/.mp3" or
> (2) A user is trying to access this directly (unlikely).
> The problem is that the log entry does not on the surface reveal enough
> information about where the request is coming from so we're having a tough
> time identifying the source of the request.  Is there a way (is it possible)
> to add more information to the log entry to better identify the source of
> the request (swf, php, html, direct, etc.).
> Thanks
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