Setting up memcached
First, install memcached:
sudo apt-get install memcached
Then, look at /etc/memcached.conf. Look for where it says:
# Default connection port is 11211 -p 11211
Either note this number or change it to a number you do want, as long as it's not the same as the Apache port number or another port number you are using.
Then, look at $LJHOME/etc/config-local.pl to make sure the port number on this line:
@MEMCACHE_SERVERS = ('127.0.0.1:11211');
Matches the one in /etc/memcached.conf.
You can then start memcached with:
If you're on a Dreamhack and running it from the command line, use something like:
memcached -d -m 8 -l 127.0.0.1 -p portnum