> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Hodel [mailto:drbrain / segment7.net]
> Sent: 03 May 2006 17:40
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: WEBrick initialisation problem
> 
> On May 3, 2006, at 1:24 AM, Brian Watson wrote:
> 
> > I am new to Ruby so I thought the best way to get into it would be
to
> > follow the ONLamp "Rolling with Ruby on Rails" intro. I followed the
> > instructions to the letter and everything work just great, very
> > impressive:-).
> >
> > A couple of days later when I went back to it I got the following
> > message when trying to start the WEBrick server.
> >
> > U:\RoRProjects\cookbook>ruby script\server
> > => Booting WEBrick...
> > => Rails application started on http://0.0.0.0:3000
> > => Ctrl-C to shutdown server; call with --help for options
> > [2006-05-03 08:52:40] INFO  WEBrick 1.3.1
> > [2006-05-03 08:52:40] INFO  ruby 1.8.4 (2005-12-24) [i386-mswin32]
> > [2006-05-03 08:52:40] WARN  TCPServer Error: Bad file descriptor -
> > bind(2)
> > u:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/utils.rb:73:in `initialize': Bad file
> > descriptor - bind(2) (Errno::EBADF)
> >         from u:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/utils.rb:73:in
> > `create_listeners'
> 
> You probably have a WEBrick already running.  Shut it down.
> 
> PS: Please remove extra newlines from your pastes.
> 
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> 
Thanks for the reminder re: extra newlines.
I have no WEBrick already, nor IIS or Apache or any other web server
that I'm aware of.