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From Paul Davis <>
Subject Re: Cannot Start Couchdb: "init terminating in do_boot"
Date Sat, 19 Dec 2009 23:11:38 GMT
On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 6:08 PM, viatropos <> wrote:
> There are a few things that might have caused the problem I'm thinking:
> 1) Calling "couchdb &" multiple times?  I'm not sure what's best practice
> for starting and knowing you've started couchdb...

Yeah, don't do that. When you start couchdb use 'couchdb -b` and
`couchdb -k` to start and stop a background process.

Paul Davis

> 2) I just installed ImageMagick on Ubuntu and had some problems with that,
> and ended up installing an older version of it from source, so maybe it
> messed with some dependencies?  How do I update couchdb without conflicting
> with this?
> 3) Rebooting the Slicehost slice.  How does this impact couchdb?
> When I check the couch.log file, it shows when I access my test website, but
> I can't find where that process is...
> Thanks so much for your help.
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