AW: [Zope] Linux Startup problem

Dieter Maurer dieter at
Wed Oct 1 15:47:43 EDT 2003

Eddie Moench wrote at 2003-10-1 16:37 +0200:
 > Thanks for your comments, but neither the deletion of Data.fs.lock nor the
 > changing of rights has changed the output:
 > Traceback (innermost last):
 > ...
 > StorageSystemError: Could not lock the database file.  There must be
 > another process that has opened the file.

This is a very explicit error message: it would be difficult to
improve it...

 > Here is the output of "ls -l var" if is helps.
 > ...
 > -rw-------    1 onto     users           0 Sep 29 19:41 Data.fs.lock

Now use "fuser" or "lsof" to determine which process holds
the look on "Data.fs.lock".
Kill this process and try again...


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