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From will trillich <>
Subject Re: startup.bat and catalina.bat -> NoClassDefFoundError: server SOLVED
Date Sun, 17 May 2009 01:53:09 GMT
On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Caldarale, Charles R
<> wrote:
> Looks like you have set JAVA_OPTS or CATALINA_OPTS to "server" - which is incorrect.
 When used, it should be "-server"; however, since you're on a 64-bit JVM, it's always in
server mode, and the option is not needed.
>> start "Tomcat" "C:\Java\jdk1.5.0_18\bin\java" server -Xms768m -Xmx768m
> As stated before, you're missing the dash in front of "server" (but you don't need -server
at all).

Thanks so much! <blush>That was indeed the problem.</blush> Looks like
a copy-paste didn't include the leading hyphen.

It's always the obvious stuff, isn't it? Overlooked that many, many
times in the past few days. Argh...

Woo hoo! Thanks again, Chuck.

> The Tomcat Native is a subset of httpd known as the Apache Portable Runtime.  It replaces
the Java HTTP/HTTPS handler in Tomcat with one written in C; this will provide better SSL
performance and may improve non-SSL performance in some situations.
> These extra pieces have 64-bit versions since they are written in C, and must therefore
must match the mode the JVM process is running in - just as the tomcat5.exe and tomcat5w.exe
executables must.  Tomcat itself is pure Java, so is platform and architecture independent.

Aha. This might come in handy later.


will trillich
"Our only real economic security lies in our power to meet human
needs." -- S.Covey, the 8th Habit

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