Help getting custom PHP install to work

I followed the steps outlined at

exactly (changed the domain to
The install said it was successful.

Installing PHP SAPI module: cgi
Installing PHP CGI binary: /home/celiocorp/php5/bin/
Installing PHP CLI binary: /home/celiocorp/php5/bin/
Installing PHP CLI man page: /home/celiocorp/php5/man/man1/
Installing build environment: /home/celiocorp/php5/lib/php/build/
Installing header files: /home/celiocorp/php5/include/php/
Installing helper programs: /home/celiocorp/php5/bin/
program: phpize
program: php-config
Installing man pages: /home/celiocorp/php5/man/man1/
page: phpize.1
page: php-config.1
Installing PDO headers: /home/celiocorp/php5/include/php/ext/pdo/
---------- INSTALL COMPLETE! ----------

Then I created a .htaccess file in as instructed and created a phpinfo.php file as instructed. I also verified that php.cgi runs successfully an a shell prompt.

When I go to I get a 500 Internal Server Error.

Can you please help me get this to work. DH support has really been unhelpful.

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Thank you! Thank you! You are a genius.