[erlang-questions] [Erlyaws-list] Yaws Error Message on start

Edward Stow <>
Wed Dec 24 02:03:42 CET 2008


2008/12/24 Steve Vinoski <>:
> On 12/23/08, Edward Stow <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>  This is my first attempt at getting yaws running.
>>
>>  Using Ubuntu 8.10 and erlang & yaws installed by aptitude. On
>>  restarting yaws the following error message is displayed.
>>
>>  --- console messages ---
>>  :/etc/init.d$ sudo ./yaws restart
>>
>>  Restarting yaws: You failed to read the ctlfile
>>  /var/cache/yaws/.yaws/yaws/debian_yaws/CTL
>>  error was: <enoent>
>>  specify by <-I id> which yaws system you want  to control
>>  --- end console messages ---
>>
>>  The CTL file does not exist.
>
> Hi Ed, I don't have a debian machine, but I fixed some problems in the
> RH control scripts awhile back that perhaps also reside in the debian
> scripts.

I have traced an error in my yaws config file
/etc/yaws/conf.avail/localhost.conf

The docroot option was pointing to a directory that does not exist.


>
> --steve
>



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Edward Stow



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