[aida] How to setup and run Aida on Gemstone GLASS

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Fri Nov 21 16:01:40 CET 2008


Nicholas Moore wrote:
> Janko,
> 
> Excellent.
> 
> In addition I had to manually create the gemstone/log and gemstone/locks 
> directories - they were not created during installation.

This is a direction for Dale therefore to improve the installation script :)

Janko


> 
>  (And thanks to German, your questions have helped me also).
> 
> Nicholas
> 
> 
> Janko Mivšek wrote:
>> Dear all,
>>
>> This is a guide to install GLASS from scratch, not as VMware GLASS 
>> appliance. For Gemstone 2.3 Web Edition, which has latest Aida 5.6 
>> already installed.
>>
>> This guide is also among Documentation on our website:
>> 	http://www.aidaweb.si/gemstone-glass.html
>>
>> Here are the steps:
>>
>>    1. download and run shell script:
>>       http://seaside.gemstone.com/scripts/installGemstone2.3-Linux.sh
>> 	chmod 755 installGemstone2.3-Linux.sh
>> 	./installGemstone2.3-Linux.sh
>> 	if you run as user, it will ask for root password!
>> 	it will be installed in /opt/gemstone/product
>>
>>    2. set an environment by running:
>>       source /opt/gemstone/product/seaside/defSeaside
>>
>>    3. start Gemstone:
>> 	startnet
>> 	startGemstone
>>
>>    4. Check if everything is running well:
>> 	startSeaside_Hyper 50081
>> 	in web broswer: http://<hostname>:50081/seaside/examples/counter
>> 		(carefully, <hostname> is name of your machine!)
>> 	ctrl/c startSeaside
>>
>> Ok, first part done, now let we prepare and start Aida:
>>
>>    1. run GemTools "one-click" Squeak image:
>> 	cd /opt/gemstone/product/seaside/GemTools.app
>> 	./GemTools.sh
>>
>>    2. Login into Gemstone
>> 	click big button Login
>> 	after successful login the Gemstone/S Transcript should open
>>
>>    3. Load Aida packages into Gemstone (if not already)
>> 	open Monticello (button in GS/S Transcript!)
>> 	see if latest Swazoo and Aida packages are loaded yet
>>
>>    4. Run Aida
>> 	open Workspace (button in GS/S Transcript!)
>> 	do it SwazooAida stop; demoStart.
>> 	GemTools should block now, with GS cursor is shown!
>> 	from web browser: http://localhost:8888
>> 	unblock image with Alt . (Alt and point)
>> 	restart again with SwazooAida stop; demoStart
>>
>> Best regards
>> Janko
>>
>>
>>   
> 
> -- 
> 
> *Nicholas J Moore
> Limoges
> France*


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Janko Mivšek
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