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what is the problem with this /etc/init.d/ocb-7.0-server startscript?

on 7/13/14, 3:39 AM 1,341 views

I am trying to install "ocb 7.0" (the community backport version of Openerp 7.0) on a ubuntu 14.04 using following this (http://www.schenkels.nl/2014/05/install-odoo-v7-from-github-ubuntu-14-04-lts-formerly-openerp/)
howto. I have tweaked it for the ocb-server (git clone https://www.github.com/OCA/OCB --branch 7.0 ocb)

I get to the point to start the server manually. which works fine. The server is started. I can acces is through my browser (getting to the "add databse" page)

Check if the server works

sudo su odoo

python /opt/odoo/odoo/openerp-server --config=/etc/odoo-server.conf


just once I use the /etc/init.d/ocb-7.0-server startscript I run into the following error

: No such file or directory line 1:  #!/bin/sh
:not found/ocb-7.0-server: line 13: $'\r': command not found
:not found/ocb-7.0-server: line 18: $'\r': command not found
:not found/ocb-7.0-server: line 21: $'\r': command not found
:not found/ocb-7.0-server: line 24: $'\r': command not found
:not found/ocb-7.0-server: line 27: $'\r': command not found

: numeric argument required : line 30: exit: 0

actually I thought the numbers mentioned 1, 13, 13, ... would refer to the lines of the script but apart from line 1 they are all empty

in my browser under [ip-of-the-server]:8069 I get a:

handler not found


this is the original script



# Provides: odoo-server

# Required-Start: $remote_fs $syslog

#Required-Stop: $remote_fs $syslog

# Should-Start: $network

#Should-Stop: $network

# Default-Start: 2 3 4 5

# Default-Stop: 0 1 6

# Short-Description: Business Applications

# Description: ODOO Business Applications.








# Specify the user name (Default: openerp).



# Specify an alternate config file (Default: /etc/odoo-server.conf).



# pidfile



# Additional options that are passed to the Daemon.


[ -x $DAEMON ] || exit 0

[ -f $CONFIGFILE ] || exit 0

checkpid() {

[ -f $PIDFILE ] || return 1

pid=`cat $PIDFILE`

[ -d /proc/$pid ] && return 0

return 1



case "${1}" in

start) echo -n "Starting ${DESC}: "

start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile ${PIDFILE} \

--chuid ${USER} --background --make-pidfile \

--exec ${DAEMON} -- ${DAEMON_OPTS}

echo "${NAME}."



echo -n "Stopping ${DESC}: "

start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --pidfile ${PIDFILE} \


echo "${NAME}."




echo -n "Restarting ${DESC}: "

start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --pidfile ${PIDFILE} \


sleep 1

start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile ${PIDFILE} \

--chuid ${USER} --background --make-pidfile \

--exec ${DAEMON} -- ${DAEMON_OPTS}

echo "${NAME}."




echo "Usage: ${NAME} {start|stop|restart|force-reload}" >&2

exit 1




exit 0

I have changed the DEAMON, USER and CONFIG FILE to match my situation. Any hints what I else needs to be done

the startscript has is owned by root:root

EDIT: found out that there is another symptom when I start the server manually. The password for the database creation is still 'admin' (eventhough I have provided a different one in the ocb-7.0-server.config file). Not sure whether these two issues are related in any way, but maybe it gives another hint about what the problem might be

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