[Monetdb-developers] problems with starting the monetDB4 xquery server

Ying Zhang Y.Zhang at cwi.nl
Tue Jun 2 10:40:43 CEST 2009

Hello Michael,

Thanks for using MonetDB, and sorry for the inconvenience!

Your problem has been reported earlier.  Unfortunately, we don't have a
solution for this problem at this moment.  However, there is a
workaround, which seems to work according to other users.  So please
have a look at the following bug report (the workaround is in the


Kind regards,


On Mon, Jun 01, 2009 at 10:55:45AM +0200, Mtekel wrote:
> Hello,
> I have problems starting the monetDB xquery server under windowsXP sp3. When
> I click on the link in the start menu, dos window appears but then it closes
> immediatelly and I can't see what's there (after pausing I can see only the
> first 6 lines of the program output as described below, then after unpausing
> it immediatelly quits and closes the window). If I run MXQserver.bat, or
> Mserver.bat --dbinit="module(pathfinder);" I get only this:
> # MonetDB Server v4.28.4
> # based on GDK   v1.28.4
> # Copyright (c) 1993-July 2008, CWI. All rights reserved.
> # Copyright (c) August 2008-2009, MonetDB B.V.. All rights reserved.
> # Compiled for i686-pc-win32/32bit with 32bit OIDs; dynamically linked.
> # Visit http://monetdb.cwi.nl/ for further information.
> # PF/Tijah module v0.9.0 loaded. http://dbappl.cs.utwente.nl/pftijah
> That's all. The server immediatelly ends. However If I run only Mserver.bat,
> the server "runs" - I get the prompt, but for example I can't connect to the
> web interface on the port 50000.
> Does anyone have any advice what to do? How to make it work?
> Any advice appreciated,
> Best regards
> Michael
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