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From "Paul J. Davis" <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Installations problem with Couchdb
Date Thu, 21 Apr 2011 16:05:40 GMT
Does anything get displayed if you try and start in interactive mode? Try with "couchdb -i"

On Apr 20, 2011, at 4:55 PM, Maclin Kallat <maclinkallat@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have changed the permissions as per the INSTALL.Unix
> 
> Change the ownership of the CouchDB directories by running:
> 
>    chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/etc/couchdb
>    chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb
>    chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/log/couchdb
>    chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/run/couchdb
> 
> Change the permission of the CouchDB directories by running:
> 
>    chmod 0770 /usr/local/etc/couchdb
>    chmod 0770 /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb
>    chmod 0770 /usr/local/var/log/couchdb
>    chmod 0770 /usr/local/var/run/couchdb
> 
> It still doesn't start.
> 
> Maclin
> 
> 
> On 20 Apr 2011, at 18:14, Paul Davis wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM, Maclin Kallat <maclin@boxsolutions.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> I have installed Couchdb 1.0.1 from source
>>> 
>>> wget
>>> http://mirrors.enquira.co.uk/apache//couchdb/1.0.1/apache-couchdb-1.0.1.tar.gz
>>> wget http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R14B.tar.gz
>>> 
>>> I also have the Erlang 5.8.1 installed.
>>> 
>>> I can start Couchdb properly but am unable to check it using curl:
>>> 
>>> Here are the commands:
>>> 
>>> sudo -i -u couchdb couchdb -b
>>> Apache CouchDB has started, time to relax.
>>> curl localhost:5984
>>> curl: (7) couldn't connect to host
>>> 
>>> What could be possibly going wrong?
>>> How can I diagnose this or check errors somewhere about whats missing?
>>> 
>>> Any help will be extremely appreciated.
>>> 
>>> Maclin
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> Its probably a permissions error. Check the INSTALL.Unix for a list of
>> directories that CouchDB needs to have write access to.
> 
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