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Servlet unavailable after restart

Steve Leach
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Joined: Sep 24, 2003
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Hi all
I have a JSP/Servlet application that is working fine under Tomcat 4, except that if I restart the application (using an Ant task or the Tomcat Manager app) I will just get "Servlet MainServlet is currently unavailable" exceptions.
MainServlet is my controller servlet.
The only thing I can find in the logs are a number of exceptions, all the same, that I don't understand

A web search locates a few references to lifecycle errors, mainly in discussion forums, but I can't find a solution anywhere.
On my WinXP laptop implementation I can restart fine, with no problems. Same app, same config (as near as I can make out).
Cheers
Steve
Steve Leach
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Joined: Sep 24, 2003
Posts: 46
I just found a reference to a Tomcat hotfix for this issue.
HotFix
That seems to fix the problem. I'll keep an eye on it and see what happens.
 
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
 
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