Malcolm Warren wrote:
Then as soon as a some code that needs graphics starts (one of them measures photo sizes for example), then a tomcat bootstrap window opens up.
And if I close that window, Tomcat stops with it. I'm completely stumped.
Malcolm Warren wrote:Actually Tim, I think you're right. Thanks for the idea. That ought be it.
It's the call to launch Xvfb that needs to finish with > /dev/null
I've copied the line from our production server which looks like this:
/usr/X11/bin/Xvfb :1 -screen 0 1152x900x8 > /dev/null &
But for some reason the window still opens, which is very perplexing.
I'm sure this is on the right track, however.
Try adding a "2> /dev/null".