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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Error creating a database with Debian CouchDb (0.9.0)
Date Sun, 19 Apr 2009 15:42:11 GMT

On 19 Apr 2009, at 11:20, David Goodenough wrote:

> On Sunday 19 April 2009, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>> On 19 Apr 2009, at 06:03, David Goodenough wrote:
>>> On Saturday 18 April 2009, David Goodenough wrote:
>>>> I am a newbie to CouchDb, and so I installed the Debian sid couchdb
>>>> package and fired up my browser.  I pointed it at the _utils URL,  
>>>> and
>>>> up came the admin panel.
>>>>
>>>> Then I clicked on Create Database, and it popped up a dialog asking
>>>> for a new database name.  I filled in a name (experiment as it
>>>> happens)
>>>> and I got the wonderfully helpful error message "Missing".
>>>>
>>>> Any idea how to proceed?
>>>>
>>>> David
>>>
>>> In order to try to get to the bottom of this, I looked in the log
>>> files.
>>>
>>> In there I find the following message immediately on starting
>>> couchdb:-
>>>
>>> [error] [<0.49.0> OS Process died with status: 127
>>> [error] [<0.49.0>] ** Generic server <0.49.0> terminating
>>> ** last message was in {#Port<0,791>,{exit_status,127}}
>>> ** when server state == {os_proc,"wireless",#Port<0,791>,
>>> 						#Fun<couch_os_process.0.126981527>,
>>> 						#Fun<couch_os_process.1.97144965,5000}
>>> ** reason for termination ==
>>> ** {exit status,127}
>>>
>>> There are then a whole series of other messages, and this wireless
>>> message
>>> seems to be repeated often.
>>>
>>> This is a brand new install, what is it trying to do and why has it
>>> died?
>>> And why it is referencing "wireless"?
>>
>> Which operating system is that on?
>>
>> CouchDB doesn't come wit anything "wireless", is that something on
>> your end?
>> Can you paste your .ini files and the complete logfile? The os_proc
>> token almost
>> always leads to a broken Spidermonkey installation or couchjs build  
>> as
>> a result
>> of the first thing.
>>
>> Cheers
>> Jan
>> --
>
> The ini file is as it was left by the Debian install is attached,  
> along with
> the first repartition of the log (there is about 2.5MB currently in  
> the
> whole log).
>
> Prior to getting this, all I have done is a simple install of the  
> package,
> and all I get when I try to create my first database is a dialog error
> containing the single word "Missing".

couch.ini is a 0.8 thing. 0.9 reads default.ini and local.ini

If you use couch.ini for 0.9, it won't work.

Cheers
Jan
--


>
> David
> <couch.ini><couch.log>


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