More tomcat wierdness

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Mon Feb 13 09:56:56 PST 2006

On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 01:00:37PM +0000, Ashley Moran wrote:
> I've reinstalled Tomcat (now in www/tomcat55) because it was going mental 
> (100% CPU) and now the stop/start isn't working through the rc.d script.
> Tomcat starts and records the PID in /var/run/  But when I call 
> the script with stop I get an error saying "tomcat not started? check pid 
> file", or something to that effect.
> root at webserv2# ls -lad /var/run/. /var/run/
> drwxr-xr-x  5 root  wheel  512 Feb 13 12:10 /var/run/.
> -rw-r--r--  1 www   wheel    6 Feb 13 12:22 /var/run/
> It worked fine when it was running off the old www/jakarta-tomcat55 port - I 
> don't know if anything has changed.

There were several changes relating to the use of rc-scripts over the
`old-way' of tomcatctl binaries. I suggest you Cc: the maintainer of
the project.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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