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tomcat in win98 and winNT/2000

 
Zoe Peng
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Hi, all
I am testing an application in win98.
everyhting is working in winNT/2000.
but, it starts the Tomcat but can't start the application in win98.
the propertitie files and startup.bat seems don't know some commands. I need to hard coding to make tomcat start the commands. Does the tomcat not match with win98?
anyone has similar problem?
 
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Tomcat works fine in Win98. The usual problem is that your DOS console window is not set up with sufficient environment memory.
Open a MS-DOS prompt windoe. Click on the upper left corner and select the properties option. Pick the memory tab. Set initial environment to 4096 and close.
The reason this is a problem is that Tomcat tries to set some really long environment variables.
Don't start Tomcat by clicking on the .bat file, open a MS-DOS prompt window and run from the command line so you can see the actual error messages.
Bill

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Zoe Peng
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Bill,
thx. I'll give it a try in another win98 pc and report the problem to test it.
I'll still leave my hard coding there since it works perfectly now.
cos I can't assume the other people will know how to deal with similar problems. I'm glad people didn't use Win98 a lot now.
thx again.
 
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I don't think they have programmed the TOMCAT for 95/98. On NT/2000 it works perfectly but on 95/98 it doesn't even gets started up.
Originally posted by Zoe Peng:
Hi, all
I am testing an application in win98.
everyhting is working in winNT/2000.
but, it starts the Tomcat but can't start the application in win98.
the propertitie files and startup.bat seems don't know some commands. I need to hard coding to make tomcat start the commands. Does the tomcat not match with win98?
anyone has similar problem?


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Bosun Bello
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Tomcat works fine or me on windows 98. Like William said, you just need to make some adjustments to your settings.

Bosun
 
Zoe Peng
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Yes. Tomcat do work fine in win98.

setting is almost the same with Win2K orWinNT
just need to do something in autoexec.bat file and some configuration..
 
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I do want to install tomcat4 on my pc with win98.
i did try and placed classpath in autoexec.bat
but it's not working yet...
not being startup....
plz help
 
Zoe Peng
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modify files under ur tomcat/conf
update all the tomcat default directory to ur tomcat directory
u might install tomcat into different directory
try it again & Good luck
 
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I just went through 3 days of getting Tomcat 3.2 & MySql installed & running on my machine (with the help of the good folks here) Try looking at this thread..it helped me thru the whole process: http://www.javaranch.com/ubb/Forum7/HTML/003416.html
There are classpath changes you must make, but I didnt do any of the XML changes & it works like gangbusters.
[This message has been edited by DC Dalton (edited June 20, 2001).]
 
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