|1)"on LSWS I have to use the direct console menu option to "Compile PHP" directly" -- this step should not be necessary at all. though not know the root cause at the time being.
Step 3: Build matching PHP binary
try increase "Max cPanel process memory (minimum: 256)" in cPanel (Main > Server Configuration > Tweak Settings) to at lease 512MB.
see if it resolves this issue
3)nowadays, no need switch to apache to run easyapache. the above wiki entry also delete this statement --
If LiteSpeed is running, you should switch back to Apache temporarily by clicking "switch to Apache" link.
Last edited by NiteWave; 06-04-2013 at 08:30 PM..