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From "Ronin Quigley" <rocketquig...@esatclear.ie>
Subject How do you get a C:\ prompt in Windows XP?
Date Thu, 19 Dec 2002 00:40:22 GMT
Thanks for your tips.  When I type C:\  I get the following message 'C:\' is
not recognised as an internal or external command, operable program or batch
file.
Any other suggestions?



Rocket

----- Original Message -----
From: "Turner, John" <JTurner@AAS.com>
To: "'Tomcat Users List'" <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 12:13 AM
Subject: RE: Help needed to run Tomcat 4.1.12


>
> Agreed....avoid spaces in pathnames if you can.
>
> As an aside, there is no reason to switch directories to start Tomcat.
You
> can do so by typing something like c:\tomcat\bin\startup.bat from any
> command prompt in Windows.
>
> John
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Yunusov [mailto:pyunusov@rogers.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2002 7:04 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: Help needed to run Tomcat 4.1.12
>
> On Wednesday 18 December 2002 06:27 pm, Ronin Quigley wrote:
> > I am running Windows XP and have done the following:
> >   a.. Installed Jave SDK and set the path variable to
> > stemRoot%\System32\Wbem;C:Java\bin; b.. Downloaded release version
4.1.12
> > of Tomcat
> >   c.. Set the variable JAVA HOME=C:\JAVA
> >   d.. Set the variable CATALINA_HOME= C:\TOMCAT\JAKARTA-TOMCAT 4.1.12
> >   e.. Tested  the above by doing the ECHO test and they were fine.
> > The command prompt in Windows XP automatically defaults to C:\Documents
> and
> > Settings\Go For It Web Design>, how do I get a C:\ prompt? And once I
get
> a
> > C:\ prompt can I start it by the following?
> >
> > C:\
> > cd tomcat\jakarta-tomcat 4.1.12\bin
> > startup.bat
> >
> > Any help would be much appreciated.
> >
> > Rocket
>
> To change the working directory to C: type C:\ and press enter in the
> command
> prompt (if my memory doesn't betray me - my Windows days are long gone).
> Your
> steps to start tomcat seem be correct but paths and names in the
description
>
> of environment variables are a mess (JAVA_HOME should have  the "_",
> "SystemRoot" instead of "stemRoot", C: must be followed by a "\" in paths,
> there is a "-" instead of a space between "jakarta-tomcat" and "4.1.12" in
> the standard distribution, at least on Linux). I attribute this chaos to
> fast
> typing but I'd double check if I were you. My Windows experience taught me
> to
> avoid spaces in paths also.
> HTH,
> Paul
>
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