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Dan Gaibel wrote:
> At 07:22 PM 8/27/2005 -0400, Tres Seaver wrote:
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>> Dan Gaibel wrote:
>> > Hi folks,
>> > This is my first post to this list and I'm desperate for help. I'm
>> > running Zope 2.6.1 with Python 2.1.3. My Zope instance died today and
>> > won't come back. When I try to start it, I get:
>> > 2005-08-27T20:58:15 PANIC(300) z2 Startup exception
>> > Traceback (innermost last):
>> > File /home/lrc/z2.py, line 497, in ?
>> > File <string>, line 1, in ?
>> > File /home/lrc/lib/python/Zope/__init__.py, line 37, in ?
>> > File /home/lrc/lib/python/ZODB/FileStorage.py, line 213, in __init__
>> > File /home/lrc/lib/python/ZODB/lock_file.py, line 33, in lock_file
>> > StorageSystemError: Could not lock the database file. There must be
>> > another process that has opened the file.
>> > <p>
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>> > 2005-08-27T20:58:15 PROBLEM(100) zdaemon zdaemon: Sat Aug 27 16:58:15
>> > 2005: The kid, 1657, died on me.
>> > At first I deleted Data.fs.lock and cannot find any process that would
>> > suggest zope is running. I've also played with renaming various .pid
>> > files in hopes of an answer. I'm stumped and in very hot water right
>> > now. Any help or guidance would be very appreciated.
>> Can you run 'lsof' against your Data.fs? or run 'killall python' (not
>> as root, unless Zope is the only process which might be running Python).
> Thanks for the quick response! lsof gives me nothing, and I still have
> trouble when all python processes are killed. Even after a reboot. I
> thought it might be a corrupt Data.fs or something, but I can get it to
> start on another instance of zope. Could it be some lock file that I
> don't know about? I'm stumped.
Could you have changed the ownership of the directory containing Data.fs
(or the user as whom you are running Zope)? That user needs to be able
to create files in that directory, and must therefore have write access
to the directory itself, as well as the Data.fs file.
Tres Seaver +1 202-558-7113 [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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