Confluence fails to start upgrading from 5.0 to 5.4.4

I am trying to upgrade Confluence. 5.0 to 5.4.4. The versions are in two separate directories, but I have the config (confluence.home) pointing to the same data/ folder (so attachments, etc are kept). When I try to start the new version, data/logs/atlassian-confluence.log spits out a few lines and then hits "[com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] <init> Loading EhCache cache manager" and nothing happens after that. I've looked in other places (catalina.out, catalina.<date>.log) and there are no error; output to the logs just stops, and I can't access the application (it never starts listening on its AJP port as defined in conf/server.xml).

This is what I see in data/logs/atlassian-confluence.log, and then nothing after it.

2014-03-20 00:38:15,292 INFO [main] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] contextInitialized Starting Confluence 5.4.4 [build 4733 based on commit hash f235dd088df5682b0560ab6fc66ed22c9124c0be]
2014-03-20 00:38:17,500 INFO [main] [springframework.web.context.ContextLoader] initWebApplicationContext Root WebApplicationContext: initialization started
2014-03-20 00:38:20,478 INFO [main] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] &lt;init&gt; Loading EhCache cache manager

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Sigh...came back to the logs later. Turns out I had the DB host wrong.

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