I hit that problem too. Break the file, make up a tag element and re-deploy, stand back from the errors, not nice but sheds light on us mushrooms :).
Maybe someone knows how to enable logging (maybe it should be on by default) would probably fix many peoples deployment problems if they could see whats going on inside the deployer ?
Done that, no errors reported.
obviously, JBoss does not see the file...
I tried putting it into the META-INF of the EAR module but to no avail :(
Ok I just checked from a working setup...
Create an empty "' inside of your <enterprise-beans> element. It doesn't like that. Creating just inside it doesn't notice.
Create an empty "<session></session>' inside ...
I think the BBCode ate it.
Create an empty <session></session> inside of your <enterprise-beans> element. It doesn't like that. Creating <test></test> just inside <jboss> it doesn't notice.
Thanks for your reply, but let me make sure I understand you correctly.
You are saying that the following will be ok in jboss.xml:
Ok, it ate the tags as well, but I got it working anyway.
The jboss.xml was failing silently. Now it's working. Thanks for yoyr help.