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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 16:03:39 GMT
On Sunday 19 April 2009, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
> 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>

OK, I will raise a bug against the Debian package as it installs all
three.

And I think I have found this problem, I had edited local.ini wrongly.

David

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