After this final changed (renamed the context.xml file to DBTest.xml), it works fine now. Thank you very much for the help along the way. Without your patient and effort, I wouldn't be able to get this going. Thanks Sam > ----- Original Message ----- > From: David Smith > Sent: 03/09/08 12:35 pm > To: Tomcat Users List > Subject: Re: Can't execute servlet project > > If the context xml file is in > /tomcat/apache-tomcat-5.5.26/conf/Catalina/localhost, it should be named > after your webapp (e.g.: DBTest.xml). It's only named context.xml when > in your webapp's META-INF folder. > > --David > > sam wun wrote: > > After moved the context.xml file to > > /tomcat/apache-tomcat-5.5.26/conf/Catalina/localhost/ > > > > with the content changed to: > > > > > > > > > > WEB-INF/web.xml > > > > > > > > > type="javax.sql.DataSource" > > maxActive="100" maxIdle="30" maxWait="10000" > > username="javauser" password="javadude" > > driverClassName="com.mysql.jdbc.Driver" > > url="jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/javatest" > > validationQuery="select 1" /> > > > > (I have the exact db, table and username/password created like this). > > > > And I have removed the context.xml file in webapps/DBTest/WEB-INF/lib/ > > > > My testdb.jsp in /tomcat/apache-tomcat-5.5.26/webapps/DBTest looks is > shown > > below: > > > > <%@ taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/sql" prefix="sql" %> > > <%@ taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" prefix="c" %> > > > > > > select id, foo, bar from testdata > > > > > > > > > > DB Test > > > > > > > >

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> > > > > > Foo ${row.foo}
> > Bar ${row.bar}
> >
> > > > > > > > > > > > > > Then shudown and restarted tomcat server. > > > > > > I m still getting the DataSource Invalid errors: > > > > > > > > HTTP Status 500 - > > > > type Exception report > > > > message > > > > description The server encountered an internal error () that prevented > it > > from fulfilling this request. > > > > exception org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to get connection, > > DataSource invalid: "org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp.SQLNestedException: > Cannot > > create JDBC driver of class '' for connect URL 'null'" > > > > > org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.handleJspException(JspServletWrapper.java:460) > > > > > org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:355) > > > org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:329) > > org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:265) > > javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:803) > > > > root cause javax.servlet.ServletException: Unable to get connection, > > DataSource invalid: "org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp.SQLNestedException: > Cannot > > create JDBC driver of class '' for connect URL 'null'" > > > > > org.apache.jasper.runtime.PageContextImpl.doHandlePageException(PageContextImpl.java:841) > > > > > org.apache.jasper.runtime.PageContextImpl.handlePageException(PageContextImpl.java:774) > > org.apache.jsp.testdb_jsp._jspService(testdb_jsp.java:82) > > org.apache.jasper.runtime.HttpJspBase.service(HttpJspBase.java:98) > > javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:803) > > > > > org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:331) > > > org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:329) > > org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:265) > > > > ... > > > > > > > > > > > > javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:803) > > > > > > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > To start a new topic, e-mail: users@tomcat.apache.org > To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org > For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@tomcat.apache.org >