[JDEV] how to run the server?

Vimal Krishnan vkrishna at vayusphere.com
Sun Feb 11 19:25:14 CST 2001

you can fix this problem by deleting the jabber.pid file created in
jabber-1.4 directory.

run the server after deleting this file, it'll work fine.


-----Original Message-----
From: jdev-admin at jabber.org [mailto:jdev-admin at jabber.org]On Behalf Of
Ayite Gaba
Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2001 9:17 AM
To: jdev at jabber.org
Subject: Re: [JDEV] how to run the server?

>i can't seem to keep the server running all the time..
>after i started the server, once i logged off the linux shell, the jabberd
>exits, saying that the parent pid change?  or something similar to that..
>can some unix guru give me some help here?  i tried nohup, and that did not
>seem to work...

I am having the same problem since version 1.0. So I upgraded to server 1.4
but nope same issue remains. I cannot keep Jabber server running all the

After installing 1.4, i fired it up. I could subscribe a new account. But my
client can longer login to the jabber server as soon as i logged off the

I get the following message everytime i try to re-start the server.

"A pidfile already exists at the specified location.  Check to ensure
another cop y of the server is not running, or remove the existing file. "

Please give me some hints or ideas about what might be wrong. I greatly
appreciate your help. Thank you,
-- Ayite
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