[rabbitmq-discuss] error connecting to rabbitmq node

Sarah Jelinek sjjelinek at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 21:15:16 BST 2008

Matthias Radestock wrote:
> Sarah,
> Sarah Jelinek wrote:
>> Matthias Radestock wrote:
>>> What error did you get when you tried starting the server prior to 
>>> modifying the path?
>> The rabbitmq code is installed in 
>> /usr/lib/erlang/lib/rabbitmq_server... And the log shows:
>>> more /var/log/rabbitmq/startup.log
>>> {"init terminating in 
>>> do_boot",{undef,[{rabbit_multi,start,[]},{init,start_it,1},{init,start_em, 
>>> 1}]}}
> That is strange. Where are your Erlang/OTP modules installed? They 
> *should* be under /usr/lib/erlang/ .
I have two places where erlang appears to be installed:




The rabbitmq-server is installed in /usr/lib/erlang/lib/ location. There 
are two mnesia apps installed, one in each of the above as well.

Could this be causing the confusion/issues?

>> The /etc/init.d/rabbitmq-server script starts 
>> /usr/sbin/rabbitmq-multi, ... is looking in /usr/sbin/../ebin for 
>> erlang code.
> ../ebin is just *one* of the places where erl looks for modules. erl 
> will also look in the place where Erlang/OTP is installed, and 
> *that's* where it should find the rabbit modules.
>> I am using apt-get to install the rabbitmq server pkg. Is there 
>> something else I should be doing?
> That's all you should have to do.
> Matthias.

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