[Setup] Re: Clean FC5/Plone Installation: Python Error

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Sat Aug 19 02:16:56 UTC 2006


smoove_e wrote:
> This install was done using the Plone2.5-UnifiedInstaller on a pristine FC5
> box, using the UI readme instructions to a tee.
> 
> However, get this: I tried another approach on an alternate clean FC5 box
> and installed plone-2.5.1.fc5.i386 from the FC "Add/Remove Software" GUI. It
> also installed zope-2.9.3-4.fc5.i386 as a dependency. The version of python
> running is 2.4.
> 
> This worked (?) and I was able to get the Zope welcome page @ :8080. I then
> manually setup the admin user and was then able to access the Zope control
> panel, added a Plone site, and then could access via localhost:8080/plone.
> 
> So - although I do have Plone running now, I'd like to know:
> 
> 1. Should this plone/zope/python combo be effective moving forward? I.e. can
> I assume that since I can get into Plone, that I should now be able to serve
> under Apache with VirtualHosts and eventually use this as a multi-user
> Production environment?
> 
Yes

> Side Questions:
> 
> 2. Was python installed as a dependency for plone/zope, or was this (v2.4)
> installed with the core FC5 install?
> 
It's prob in the FC5 core, although I can't speak from personal experience.

> 3. What am I missing in terms of stability/functionality by not having the
> UnifiedInstaller version that set things up under Zeo clients?
> 
I'm not sure what's in the Unified Installer. But you can still change 
to Zeo clients following tutorials online.

http://plone.org/documentation/tutorial/robust-installation/installing-zope/?searchterm=zeo

> Thanks,
> -wendi


> 
> smoove_e wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>  
>>
>> I attempted 2 fresh server installs (following install instructions to
>> the letter) on FC5 with the same result-- all is good until ZEOserver is
>> started, which results in a Python error "ImportError: No module named
>> ImplPython" These are clean boxes, with O/S only, so no conflicting
>> configurations.
>>
>>  
>>
>> Any ideas on what needs to change here?
>>
>>  
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> -wendi
> 
> 
> http://plone.org/documentation/error/importerror-no-module-named-implpython
> Basically you need to use python 2.4, based on your output though it
> looks like you have 2.4. So I guess the next question is did you install
> zope from source, and which version are you using?
> Did you install python from source and which version are you using?
> 
> Maybe we can find a clue here.
> Alex





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