[opencms-dev] problem installing opencms.war as ROOT.war (debian tomcat 5.5)

Christoph P. Kukulies kuku at physik.rwth-aachen.de
Tue Feb 17 15:55:32 CET 2009

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 03:33:40PM +0100, Yves Glodt wrote:
> >
> > Thanks, will try it out. BTW, tomcat5.5  runs as uid tomcat55.
> > Having the tree (webapps) owned by root.root is ok?
> With webapps you mean the .war files? 
> Then yes, as long as "/var/lib/tomcat5.5/webapps" is owned by tomcat55
> Your path "/usr/share/tomcat5.5-webapps" (nor "/usr/share/tomcat5.5/webapps") 
> does not exist on my debian etch...

I'm not very familar with Debian. /etc/debian_version shows 4.0

I believe that path (/usr/share/tomcat5.5-webapps got installed by the
apt-get install tomcat5.5

I will do a complete deinstall now and will try to do a new install
to see what happens.

> > > In case you have RAM, you can give some more to tomcat there as well:
> > > CATALINA_OPTS="-Djava.awt.headless=true -Xms1024M -Xmx2048M -server"
> >
> > To what physical memory layout/architecture would that be suitable?
> I got 4GB ram here, and it runs fine (was the first opencms I setup in tomcat 
> ever, to ymmv... :-) )

AFAIK, linux can use 3GB under a 32bit architecture 

Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies kukulies (at) rwth-aachen.de

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