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From Todd Densmore <TDensm...@witness.com>
Subject RE: starting Xvfb for Cocoon
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2001 19:30:47 GMT
Cindy, just out of curiosity, why would you prefer Tomcat 3.3 ?

-----Original Message-----
From: Cindy Ballreich [mailto:cindy@ballreich.net]
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2001 6:08 PM
To: cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
Subject: Re: starting Xvfb for Cocoon


Thanks Carlos,

I'd prefer to use Tomcat 3.3, but I'll look into your suggestions.

At 02:46 PM 12/11/01 -0800, Carlos wrote:
>Cindy:
>
>If you're running Tomcat 4.0, there is a solution posted on the cocoon
>installation guide.
>
>Look under Linux/Headless/Batik and it'll give you a workaround for the
>Batik problem
>
>Carlos
>
>
>On 12/11/01 2:46 PM, "Cindy Ballreich" <cindy@ballreich.net> wrote:
>
>> 
>> Integrating with Apache isn't the problem, I've been doing that for
several
>> versions. My problems started when I wanted to upgrade to Cocoon 2.0 and
>> got Batik in the bargin. I don't have a problem using Xvfb either, but
it's
>> got to be able to load a boot time because the maint guys are in a
>> different time zone and it may be several hours before I learn that
they've
>> had to reboot it for some reason.
>> 
>> Cindy
>> 
>> 
>> At 02:21 PM 12/11/01 -0800, Carlos wrote:
>>> Perhaps I wasn't clear enough:
>>> 
>>> Xvfb will not solve the problem of you trying to run tomcat/cocooon
>>> alongside Apache, that's what mod_webapp is for.
>>> 
>>> Xvfb will solve the problem of you not being able to use Batik with your
>>> Cocoon SVG graphics.
>>> 
>>> Eventually you will need Xvfb but for now you need mod_webapp to
integrate
>>> coocoon with Apache
>>> 
>>> Carlos
>>> 
>>> On 12/11/01 1:46 PM, "Stephan Michels" <stephan@vern.chem.tu-berlin.de>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Carlos wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Stephan:
>>>>> 
>>>>> In addition to Xvbf you need to downlod mod_webapp from the jakarta
>> website.
>>>>> You then need to configure webapp to work with Tomcat.
>>>> 
>>>> Why mod_webapp? All you need is xvfb, i think.
>>>> Xvfb :1 -screen 0 800x600x8 &
>>>> export DISPLAY=:1
>>>> That's it.
>>>> 
>>>>> Xvbf is the solution to a different problem
>>>> 
>>>> Yes, but in my opinion fbset could also abused to set up the
>>>> xvfb.
>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Carlos
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 12/11/01 10:23 AM, "Stephan Michels"
<stephan@vern.chem.tu-berlin.de>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Cindy Ballreich wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I suppose that this is really a Xvfb or even a Linux question,
but
>> since it
>>>>>>> directly relates to Cocoon I hope you'll allow me to ask it here.
I've
>>>>>>> tried linux.redhat.misc with no success.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I have a very basic RedHat 7.0 web server (Apache 1.3.20) and
I want
>> to run
>>>>>>> Cocoon 2.0 with Tomcat 3.3. Apparently, I also need to run Xvfb
in
order
>>>>>>> for Cocoon to work properly. I would very much like to start
Xvfb at
>> boot
>>>>>>> time along with all of the other web services. I've written an
init.d
>>>>>>> script to do this. This script works very well from the command
line,
>> but
>>>>>>> for some reason it won't work at boot time. Perhaps Xvfb requires
a
>> service
>>>>>>> that isn't running when it tries to start? I was wondering if
anyone
>> might
>>>>>>> be doing this successfully and if they'd mind sharing their init.d
>> script.
>>>>>>> I'd also appreciate being pointed to any documentation that might
>> explain
>>>>>>> what I'm doing wrong.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> My current script was accepted by chkconfig and all of the rc.d
links
>> are
>>>>>>> present. It works great from the command line and *appears* to
work
>> at boot
>>>>>>> time (I get the "starting" message and the result is "OK"), but
once the
>>>>>>> system finishes booting and I log on there is no instance of
Xvfb
>> running.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Here is the script that I'm currently using...
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> [code]
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> You want perhaps look on the fbset service from the suse dist.
>>>>>> I have this file attached on this mail. [Sorry for the traffic]
>>>>>> 
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