riak ubuntu 11 building problems

Andrew Musselman andrew.musselman at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 11:49:50 EST 2011


Sorry, I haven't seen those errors.  Have you tried running

`riak console`

instead of `bin/riak start`?

That helped me sort out some other weird behavior I couldn't figure out.

Best
Andrew

On 11/09/2011 12:59 AM, Ivan Trajkovic wrote:
> @Andrew
> erlang builds fine every time, never had a problem with that.
> following the riak build sequence to the letter that you listed riak 
> builds fine like last time
> but the same message comes up:
> //------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak$ bin/riak start
> escript: Failed to open file: 
> ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak/erts-5.9/bin/nodetoolbellowescript: Failed to 
> open file: ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak/erts-5.9/bin/nodetool
>  Error reading ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak/etc/app.config
> //------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> so then I went ahead and tried out to see what happens if I move 
> "nodetool" from erts-5.8.4 to erts-5-9, which is where it seems to be 
> looking for it at, only to get further new errors:
> //------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak$ mv erts-5.8.4/bin/nodetool erts-5.9/bin/
> ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak$ bin/riak start
>
> Crash dump was written to: erl_crash.dump
>  init terminating in do_boot ()
>
> Crash dump was written to: erl_crash.dump
> init terminating in do_boot ()
> Error reading ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak/etc/app.config
> {"init terminating in do_boot",{'cannot get bootfile','start_clean.boot'}}
> //------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> thanks
>
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 11:44 PM, Andrew Musselman 
> <andrew.musselman at gmail.com <mailto:andrew.musselman at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Have you tried this series of commands?
>
>
>     wget http://erlang.org/download/otp_src_R14B03.tar.gz
>     tar xzvf otp_src_R14B03.tar.gz
>     cd otp_src_R14B03/
>     ./configure && make && sudo make install
>
>     git clone https://github.com/basho/riak.git
>     cd riak/
>     git checkout 1.0.1-release
>     git fetch
>     git pull
>     make rel
>
>     If that fails please answer with relevant errors along the way..
>
>     Best
>     Andrew
>
>
>     On 11/08/2011 06:23 PM, Ivan Trajkovic wrote:
>>     I have ubuntu 11.04, not 11.10
>>     could that be an issue
>>
>>     On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 8:14 PM, Andrew Musselman
>>     <andrew.musselman at gmail.com <mailto:andrew.musselman at gmail.com>>
>>     wrote:
>>
>>         I can confirm building both erlang and riak from source on
>>         Ubuntu 11.10 works.
>>
>>         That is, everything builds without any complaints or editing
>>         config files, and then I'm able to add an object to a riak
>>         client.
>>
>>         wget http://erlang.org/download/otp_src_R14B03.tar.gz
>>         tar xzvf otp_src_R14B03.tar.gz
>>         cd otp_src_R14B03/
>>         ./configure && make && sudo make install
>>
>>         git clone https://github.com/basho/riak.git
>>         cd riak/
>>         git checkout 1.0.1-release
>>         git fetch
>>         git pull
>>         make rel
>>
>>         Thanks all for the advice.
>>
>>         Best
>>         Andrew
>>
>>
>>
>>         On 11/08/2011 04:49 PM, Ivan Trajkovic wrote:
>>>         yep encountered that issue already and made sure Im using
>>>         whats supported
>>>         so R14B3, and checking out riak-1.0.1
>>>
>>>         On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Jared Morrow
>>>         <jared at basho.com <mailto:jared at basho.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>             When you say you are building from source (github)
>>>             1.0.1, are you doing a 'git checkout riak-1.0.1' or
>>>             building from 'master'?   One note, based on your erts
>>>             version, you are using a newer erlang than we support.  
>>>             We have not built or tested Riak against erlang R15.  
>>>             Try using R14B02 or R14B03 for Riak 1.0.1.   If you are
>>>             building Riak off of master, you can use R14B04 as well.
>>>
>>>             -Jared
>>>
>>>             On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 3:45 PM, Ivan Trajkovic
>>>             <ivan.ebiz at gmail.com <mailto:ivan.ebiz at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>                 hi Jared, thank you for your fast response...
>>>                 interestingly riak 1.0.1 does build now, from source
>>>                 (github)... unlike before... not really sure what
>>>                 changed.
>>>                 but the old errors are coming up again, when trying
>>>                 to start riak:
>>>
>>>                 ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak$ bin/riak start
>>>                 escript: Failed to open file:
>>>                 ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak/erts-5.9/bin/nodetool
>>>                 escript: Failed to open file:
>>>                 ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak/erts-5.9/bin/nodetool
>>>                 Error reading ~/Desktop/riak/rel/riak/etc/app.config
>>>
>>>
>>>                 erts-5.9/bin/nodetool really isnt there
>>>                 app.config however is present, but Im guessing that
>>>                 error is dependent on the nodetool failure error
>>>                 coming up
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>>
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