I am getting the following exception starting dspace at boot time via a rc.sysinit script that always has wqorked in the past:

Failed to startup the DSpace Service Manager: failure starting up spring service manager: Error creating bean with name 'org.dspace.services.CachingService': Autowiring of methods failed; nested exception is org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Could not autowire method: public void org.dspace.services.caching.CachingServiceImpl.setCacheManager(net.sf.ehcache.CacheManager); nested exception is org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name 'org.dspace.caching.ehcache.CacheManager' defined in class path resource [spring/spring-dspace-core-services.xml]: Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is net.sf.ehcache.CacheException: No such device
Failure during filter init: Failed to startup the DSpace Service Manager: failure starting up spring service manager: Error creating bean with name 'org.dspace.services.CachingService': Autowiring of methods failed; nested exception is org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Could not autowire method: public void org.dspace.services.caching.CachingServiceImpl.setCacheManager(net.sf.ehcache.CacheManager); nested exception is org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name 'org.dspace.caching.ehcache.CacheManager' defined in class path resource [spring/spring-dspace-core-services.xml]: Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is net.sf.ehcache.CacheException: No such device:java.lang.RuntimeException: Failed to startup the DSpace Service Manager: failure starting up spring service manager: Error creating bean with name 'org.dspace.services.CachingService': Autowiring of methods failed; nested exception is org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Could not autowire method: public void org.dspace.services.caching.CachingServiceImpl.setCacheManager(net.sf.ehcache.CacheManager); nested exception is org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name 'org.dspace.caching.ehcache.CacheManager' defined in class path resource [spring/spring-dspace-core-services.xml]: Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is net.sf.ehcache.CacheException: No such device
Jun 29, 2010 2:54:25 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext listenerStart
SEVERE: Exception sending context initialized event to listener instance of class org.dspace.servicemanager.servlet.DSpaceKernelServletContextListener
java.lang.RuntimeException: Failure during filter init: Failed to startup the DSpace Service Manager: failure starting up spring service manager: Error creating bean with name 'org.dspace.services.CachingService': Autowiring of methods failed; nested exception is org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Could not autowire method: public void org.dspace.services.caching.CachingServiceImpl.setCacheManager(net.sf.ehcache.CacheManager); nested exception is org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name 'org.dspace.caching.ehcache.CacheManager' defined in class path resource [spring/spring-dspace-core-services.xml]: Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is net.sf.ehcache.CacheException: No such device
        at org.dspace.servicemanager.servlet.DSpaceKernelServletContextListener.contextInitialized(DSpaceKernelServletContextListener.java:93)
        at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:3843)
        at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4342)
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If after startup, I restart tomcat then everything works ok. Can anyone figure out what the issue is. I recently upgraded fropm 1.5.2 to 1.6.1.

John