[Setup] Zope 2.8.7 won't start - *stumped*

KE Liew ke.liew at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 20:32:05 UTC 2006


Sounds like a misconfiguration of zope.conf. It can be anything in
zope.conf, so check it thoroughly.


Regards,

Kwang

On 8/3/06, Russell Michell <R.Michell at gns.cri.nz> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> I'm having problems with starting Zope itself:
>
> I've installed Zope 2.8.7 on RH Linux with Python 2.3.5 behind Apache
> 2.2.2, but just can't start it. I have installed and attempted to start
> Zope as a non-root user but inside of a dir that my user does has full
> privileges. It's also a dir that is an Apache Virtual Host.
>
> Following the guide in docs/INSTALL.txt
>
> #> ./configure --prefix=/path/to/zope/<DIR>
> --with-python=/usr/local/python/bin/python
> #> make
> #> make install
> #> /path/to/zope/bin/mkzopeinstance.py
> #> Directory: </PATH/TO/DESIRED/DIR/WITH/PRIVILEGES>
> #> username <USERNAME>
> #> password <PASSWORD>
> #> password again <PASSWORD>
> #> /path/to/zope/bin/<DIR>/bin/runzope
>
> It's at this last stage that the command prompt just hangs. I have left it
> for 5 minutes, tried to connect to vhost.mydomain.net:8080/manage via
> Firefox which then hangs and says 'The Connection Has Timed Out'.
>
> And if I start Zope using:
>
> #> /path/to/zope/bin/<DIR>/bin/zopectl start
>
> It *seems* to start. And running ps x | grep zope shows two zope
> processes, yet when I try to connect to vhost.mydomain.net:8080/manage
> again - Firefox hangs again and again then says 'The Connection Has Timed
> Out'.
>
> There is nothing in the apache event_log, or the Apache event_log for this
> sub-domain, nothing in Zope's Z2.log and no errors in Zope's event.log
> other than a single entry: WARNING ZODB.FileStorage Ignoring index for
> /path/to/zope/bin/<DIR>/var/Data.fs.
>
> I feel as though I've covered all the bases, and the only niggly feeling I
> have is that Zope needs to be installed as root but run as another user.
>
> Can anyone help me out here? I'm fully stuck!
>
> Many thanks for reading.
> Russ
>
>
>
>
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