[Zope] Newbie - Zope won't start
Fri, 15 Sep 2000 16:12:13 -0500
John VanDyk wrote:
> I downloaded and installed Zope for Linux as per the instructions at zope.org.
> When I try to start Zope with ./start & I get a report that it has started up on ports 8080, 8021, and 8099.
> Then I get this:
> Traceback (innermost last):
> File "/usr/zope/Zope-2.2.1-linux2-x86/z2.py", line 708, in ?
> pf = open(PID_FILE, 'w')
> IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/usr/zope/Zope-2.2.1-linux2-x86/var/Z2.p
> I installed it as root and am root when I issue the start command.
> This is a stock Red Hat 6.2 Intel box.
You should REVISIT steps 3 & 5 of the install instructions. If
you are ROOT Zope will run as 'nobody'. Therefore 'nobody' must
be given write access to the var directory.
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