riak will not start

Sean Cribbs sean at basho.com
Fri Oct 8 10:01:17 EDT 2010

There was a bug in the Debian packages that caused this. The solution (until next release) is to create that directory and chown it to the riak user.

Sean Cribbs <sean at basho.com>
Developer Advocate
Basho Technologies, Inc.

On Oct 8, 2010, at 9:07 AM, Mojito Sorbet wrote:

> I installed the binary kit of riak on my ubuntu 9.10 system.
> I checked that the config files in /etc/riak were how I wanted them.
> I typed "riak start".  It says
>  Attempting to restart script through sudo -u riak
>  mkdir: cannot create directory `/var/run/riak/': Permission denied
> Did I miss something?   Does it want me to create a user named "riak"?
> The installation instructions say nothing about this.
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