troubleshooting Question

Header/readfile does not work when trying to display image outside of website root

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kgp43Flag for Denmark asked on
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Hi,

I'm using this code to open an image saved outside of web root (home/kenneth/uploads/...)
It works fine in both IE and FF, but it does not work in Chrome - it just keep loading.

# Set headers
header("Cache-Control: public");
header("Content-Description: File Transfer");
header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=".$file['original_filename']);
header("Content-Type: application/octet-stream");
header("Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary");
header("Content-Length: ".filesize($absolute_path));

ob_clean();
flush();

# Read the file from disk
readfile($absolute_path);
$file['download_path'] = "http://".$file['hostname']."/download.php?token=".$token;

<img style="margin: 15px; max-width: 870px" src="<?php echo $file['download_path']; ?>" alt="<?php echo $file['original_filename']; ?>" />
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