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From David Goodenough <david.goodeno...@linkchoose.co.uk>
Subject Re: Error creating a database with Debian CouchDb (0.9.0)
Date Sun, 19 Apr 2009 10:03:28 GMT
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"?

David

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