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From Marcello Nuccio <>
Subject Re: starting couch on linux boot from build-couchdb
Date Sat, 24 Dec 2011 08:23:35 GMT
Have you looked into /root/build-couchdb/build/var/log/couchdb/couch.log ?


2011/12/24 Mark Hahn <>:
> I have a stand-alone build-couchdb installation.  I can start couch
> manually with
>    . /root/build-couchdb/build/
>    /root/build-couchdb/build/bin/couchdb -b
> However, I can't get this to work from an init script at boot.  I'm
> specifically putting the command in /etc/rc.local in my ubuntu lucid
> server.  After booting a ps shows no couch process running.
> I am directing the rc.local script's stdout to an output log and I see
> "Apache CouchDB has started, time to relax." after the statements shown
> above.  However, when I sleep for a while and then do
>    /root/build-couchdb/build/bin/couchdb -s
> I get nothing but a blank output.
> Can someone who knows couch and linux better than I please give me a hint
> on what to do?

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