riak won't start

David Smith dizzyd at basho.com
Sun Dec 20 14:25:16 EST 2009


On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Paul Rogers <paul at riakrest.com> wrote:
> David,
>
> I'm having the same issue as Francisco. I followed your instructions and now get:
>
> {error_logger,{{2009,12,20},{9,24,57}},"Protocol: ~p: register error: ~p~n",["inet_tcp",{{badmatch,{error,duplicate_name}},[{inet_tcp_dist,listen,1},{net_kernel,start_protos,4},{net_kernel,start_protos,3},{net_kernel,init_node,2},{net_kernel,init,1},{gen_server,init_it,6},{proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]}]}

You appear to already be running a local instance of riak, based on
that error message. Check your process list and make sure no other
beam instances are running. Also, kill any running instances of epmd
as sometimes that can get confused.

D.




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