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From Tim Watts <...@cliftonfarm.org>
Subject Re: Tomcat 7.0.25 on an AS/400, V5R4, Another try. Help?
Date Tue, 24 Jul 2012 17:49:59 GMT
On Tue, 2012-07-24 at 09:17 -0700, James Lampert wrote:
> To recap, I've got a situation where Tomcat is crashing on takeoff, on a 
> V5R4 AS/400, with what appears to be the same setup that works fine on a 
> V6 box, and showing correct environment variables in the STDOUT spool 
> file, and leaving this in Catalina.out.
> >>> java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina
> >>>   at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:432)
> >>>   at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:642)
> >>>   at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:608)
> >>>   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.init(Bootstrap.java:236)
> >>>   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:425)
> 
> 
> to which Rainer Jung replied:
> . . .
> > All this works by default in an untampered Tomcat installation. It can 
> > break:
> > 
> > - if catalina.jar is not in /wintouch/tomcat/lib or it is not readable
> > 
> > - if catalina.properties is not in /wintouch/tomcat/conf, or it is not 
> > readable, or the entries for the server.loader or common.loader are broken
> > 
> > - the start scripts do not set -Dcatalina.base=/wintouch/tomcat/ and 
> > -Dcatalina.home=/wintouch/tomcat/ when starting the JVM
> > 
> > - you are changing the place of the used properties file by giving a 
> > non-default value in the system property -Dcatalina.config during startup.
> 
> I can find, so far, no evidence to indicate any of these possibilities. 
> But is there some diagnostic I could enable, that would allow me to find 
> out more detail about the problem? Or maybe something I could try from a 
> QShell command line in a terminal session?
> 
I made some suggestions to this effect the other day:

http://tomcat.10.n6.nabble.com/Tomcat-7-0-25-on-an-AS-400-V5R4-Another-try-Help-td4984199.html#a4984215

Maybe you already tried them or didn't get the email.


> --
> James H. H. Lampert
> Touchtone Corporation
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