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From Stefán Freyr Stefánsson <stef...@althingi.is>
Subject Re: Tomcat Won't start on NT
Date Mon, 13 Jan 2003 12:21:21 GMT
I imagine that you have a problem with an XML parser definition.  If you have 
JDK 1.4.x installed you might try to run tomcat using that JDK since it has a 
built in XML implementation.

Regards, Stefan.

On Monday 13 January 2003 12:03, Raj wrote:
> Hello Reynir,
> This is what I get. What could be wrong?
>
> C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Tomcat 4.1\bin>catalina run
> Using CATALINA_BASE:   ..
> Using CATALINA_HOME:   ..
> Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: ..\temp
> Using JAVA_HOME:       c:\jdk1.3
> Exception during startup processing
> java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException:
> javax.xml.parsers.FactoryConfigurat
> ionError: Provider null could not be instantiated:
> java.lang.NullPointerExceptio
> n
>         at javax.xml.parsers.SAXParserFactory.newInstance(Unknown Source)
>         at
> org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.getFactory(Digester.java:511)
>         at
> org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.getParser(Digester.java:676) at
> org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.getXMLReader(Digester.java:892)
>         at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1495)
>         at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:449)
>         at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.execute(Catalina.java:400)
>         at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.process(Catalina.java:180)
>         at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Native Method)
>         at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:203)
>
> C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Tomcat 4.1\bin>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Reynir Hübner <reynir@hugsmidjan.is>
> To: Tomcat Users List <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 4:25 PM
> Subject: RE: Tomcat Won't start on NT
>
>
> There are many things that may be wrong.
> Try opening a command console, browse to the tomcat/bin directory and type
> in the following to start up tomcat :
> C:\> tomcat\bin\catalina run
>
> It will then try to start it self on the console and you should be able to
> see the error messages as the error happens.
>
> Hope it helps
> -reynir


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