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Tomcat Startup problem

Mark Henryson
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Joined: Jul 11, 2005
Posts: 200
Hi all,

I installed tomcat 5.0.8 in windows 2000 and jdk 1.5. I had set the classpath, path and java_home in the enviornmrnt variables.

set PATH=E:\Ant\Jdk1.5\bin;%PATH%
set JAVA_HOME=E:\Ant\Jdk1.5
set CLASSPATH=.;E:\Ant\Tomcat5.0\common\lib\servlet-api.jar;E:\Ant\Tomcat5.0\common\lib\jsp-api.jar;E:\Ant\Servlets+JSP;..;..\..;E:\Ant\jakarta-struts-1.2.4\lib\struts.jar

Once I had started the tomcat, one screen appears and some text has been scrolled down and vanished.

in that screen the below is the last line in it:
at org.apache.catalina.Bootstrap.start(
at org.apache.catalina.Bootstrap.main(

What will be the error? how to resolve it?
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42959
Start Tomcat from within a DOS Prompt, and set the window scroll buffer to something big, 1000 lines or so. That way you'll see all the messages.
Mark Henryson
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Joined: Jul 11, 2005
Posts: 200

If you don't mind can you tell me how to set the window scroll buffer to 1000.

In MS-DOS prompt, I having following:
Option - Buffer Size(50),Number of Buffers(4)
Layout - Screen Buffer Size (Width - 80, Height - 300), Window Size(Width - 80, Height - 25)

Where to change? I am using Windows 2000
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Increase the buffer size.

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