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Unable to start Tomcat from Eclipse

Pavan Tummala
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Joined: Dec 25, 2004
Posts: 74
Hello,
Iam unable to start Tomcat from Eclipse. However I can start it from the command prompt. Iam using Tomcat 5.0 and Eclipse 2.1 with lomboz's latest version.
Here is wht the error looks like:

Bootstrap: Class loader creation threw exception
java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory.<clinit>(ClassLoaderFactory.java:63)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.initClassLoaders(Bootstrap.java:103)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.init(Bootstrap.java:196)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:402)
Caused by: org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Caused by java.lang.NullPointerException) (Caused by org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Caused by java.lang.NullPointerException))
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.newInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:543)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:235)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:209)
at org.apache.commons.logging.LogFactory.getLog(LogFactory.java:351)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.compat.JdkCompat.<clinit>(JdkCompat.java:55)
... 4 more
Caused by: org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Caused by java.lang.NullPointerException)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getLogConstructor(LogFactoryImpl.java:397)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.newInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:529)
... 8 more
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getLogConstructor(LogFactoryImpl.java:374)
... 9 more


Any information would be appreciated.

Thanks
Pavan


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