[sword-devel] CrossWire Server Problems
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Fri Apr 17 00:19:41 MST 2009
Am 17.04.2009 um 02:09 schrieb DM Smith:
> There have been some problems with the server lately.
> I think, but am not sure, that tomcat is having problems. I'm not
> very up on tomcat, so take what follows with a grain of salt.
> For those with server access and appropriate permissions, tomcat
> logs have a wealth of info and can be found at:
> In catalina.out the following error is repeated frequently:
> java.io.FileNotFoundException: /opt/tomcat/webapps/gobible/WEB-INF/
> classes/trans_null.properties (Permission denied)
> This is followed by a java stack trace.
There also was a "Permission denied" for swordweb.
I've seen that those files, in fact all webapps are owned by a user
Although they have the read flag for "other" the owner is not tomcat
nor is tomcat in the users's group.
Maybe for some reason tomcat need write rights.
> The only other errors I see in that file are related to the Bible
> Tool, where the process tries to attach to a running process
> (throwing an exception) and then starts another process because of
> the failure.
> Other than that this log indicates a heavy usage of the forums.
> In catalina2009-04-16.log
> There are a lot of problems opening jar files. Doing a spot check
> indicates that the jars are fine. But looking a bit closer in the
> log, each one of these is followed by a stack trace indicating "Too
> many files open"
> Musing out loud: It appears that some of the more common jar files
> are repeated for each webapp. Should they be put in a common area?
> (I don't know enough to know.)
> I'm also wondering whether the BibleTool holds too many open file
> descriptors? (I have no idea, but JSword had that problem.)
> The number of open file descriptors is a tunable kernel parameter,
> so maybe it can be adjusted upward?
> Anyway, this is probably more heat than light.
> In Him,
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