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From Manokaran K <>
Subject Re: Cannot connect to Couch DB after unplanned system reboot
Date Wed, 26 May 2010 08:33:54 GMT
On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 1:59 AM, vamsi dhar <> wrote:

> Hi All,
>  I have installed the latest version of Couch DB in Linux machine. I have
> been working with out any issues till today morning when i had to manually
> reboot the machine because it got hanged. After this when i try to connect
> to Couch DB from UI i get the below error message.
> Database information could not be retrieved: {{badmatch,{error,eacces}},
>  [{couch_file,init,1},{gen_server,init_it,6},{proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]}
> I investigated through several forums and found that it might be because of
> permission issue. I tried to change the permission of the Couch DB, ran it
> as root . Nothing helped. Can any one please point me out on how to
> approach
> this problem ? Are there any repair / restore tools available with Couch DB

It is possible that all couchdb related files are owned by the user
'couchdb'. Try:

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