[Serusers] SER installation, allows signin, but can't see anyone else

Andrei Pelinescu-Onciul pelinescu-onciul at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Tue Jul 8 21:16:19 CEST 2003

On Jul 08, 2003 at 13:34, Morris, Scott <MorrisS at orau.gov> wrote:
> I have 0.8.11pre29 installed on Redhat 8.0.  Also have MySQL installed and
> working, so my users have been declared "persistant".
> I can sign-in, but cannot see any of my contacts that are signed-in.  If I
> go to the server, I can see the list of those signed-in.  I tried to change
> the ser.cfg file for debugging, but then SER won't start up, and the server
> hangs at "Starting SER".  I can't go any further at the console, I have ssh
> in and kill then process then reboot.

If you are starting ser at boot, don't set dont_fork=1 in the cfg. file.
This will stop ser from becoming a daemon and detaching and it will block
your booting process (on most distributions).
dont_fork is only for debugging, which means manually starting ser, from
a terminal.


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