O7 - datafile lock on startup

David Walton omuser at roundog.com
Tue Jun 5 12:03:59 EDT 2018


Thanks. The problem is there is nobody on the system. I seem to recall a way to clear semaphores… but my gray matter ain’t what it used to be.


> On Jun 5, 2018, at 10:45 AM, Simon Dorset via omnisdev-en <omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com> wrote:
> 
> Just get every user out of the system and the lock will be cleared.
> 
> Simon
> 
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> Subject: O7 - datafile lock on startup
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> Hi everyone,
> 
> Long time… I am trying to resurrect an old Omnis 7 app and the Omnis datafile is giving me the lock. Upon break, it messages me with “Interrupted while waiting for Semaphore”. Can anyone remember how to force-open in single user mode so I can correct this?
> 
> Thanks,
> David Walton
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