[ic] GDBM.pm error in interchange/error.log

Craig A. Carman webmaster@seeshopgo.com
Sun, 25 Feb 2001 12:46:59 -0600

w152:/mnt/web/guide/ecomyes/interchange#uname -a
BDS/OS w152.web2010.com 4.0.1 BSDI BSD/OS 4.0 i386 unknown

then came back to # prompt

-----Original Message-----
From: interchange-users-admin@lists.akopia.com
[mailto:interchange-users-admin@lists.akopia.com]On Behalf Of Mike Heins
Sent: Sunday, February 25, 2001 12:21 PM
To: interchange-users@lists.akopia.com
Subject: Re: [ic] GDBM.pm error in interchange/error.log

Quoting Craig A. Carman (webmaster@seeshopgo.com):
> Ok, I'm I am a well studied enough to be dangerous, but, yes, yet a newbie
> to interchange.
> Ok, I'm beaten, I give, I'm asking for help!
> My scenario:
> I have installed as a user on a virtual server.  Then created the
> catalog with makecat.  After finally getting the configuration correct
> enough to successfully log into the admin screen I get an "Internal Server
> Error" reply when I select an option from there such as "Administration"
> The interchange/error.log entry is as follows:
> oxib5UTh: - [25/February/2001:12:13:21 -0500]
> construct /construct.cgi/admin/merchandising.html Runtime error: couldn't
> init cache at /mnt/web/guide/ecomyes/interchange/lib/Vend/Table/GDBM.pm
> 107.
> What can I do to overcome this error?

This looks like one of:

	1. You don't have write permission somewhere necessary, like
        your catalog directory.

	2. Bogus installation of GDBM on your "virtual server".

"Virtual server" has no meaning. You might want to let people in on the
results of a "uname -a" command.

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