Subject: Re: Successful install of OpenOffice 1.1 release for linux
To: None <email@example.com>
From: George Michaelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/16/2003 09:41:59
On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 21:16:10 +0300 email@example.com wrote:
> How much memory do you have on that maschine?It failed to start with 256MB ;-)
> Older version works ok for me though.It takes 20 sec to start even on fast
> scsi based box.
Weird. I have a 256Mb Dell L400 laptop, current, linux emul, sun java 1.3.1 and
1.4 and 1.0.3, 1.1.0rc3/4 and 1.1.0 all worked fine. 20sec delay to start, sure
but I had no problems with non-display of the install window during
setup/install, and IIRC even the non-java install ran ok, and left me with
I have procfs and kernfs active. I have a symlink from /etc/mtab to
/emul/linux/etc/mtab. procfs is running with the linux flag in fstab.
intermediate versions did have problems btw, mainly with their weird 'registry'
for library components which is rebuilt during installation. Also, with
coredumps/deaths. But this one runs fine. During runtime, I get a stream of
these messages to the stderr of the window running soffice:
file_image_pagein: Function not implemented
hope this provides some clues to a working config. I don't think 256Mb is the
source of the problem!
could it be kernel level stuff? Obviously I have COMPAT_LINUX, I have USER_LDT
as well but I didn't think that was involved in /emul stuff.
> Tsiteerimine Martin Schmitz <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > David Brownlee <email@example.com> writes:
> > > On Tue, 14 Oct 2003, George Michaelson wrote:
> > >
> > >> I just successfully installed the linux 1.1 release on i386 current, with
> > a
> > >> functional Linux /emul, including java.
> > >>
> > > [...]
> > >>
> > >> I think the port could be updated from 1.0.3 to 1.1.0 quite safely. I've
> > cc'd
> > >> the port maintainer accordingly.
> > >
> > > Do you know if it works on 1.6.x? Last time I tried a 1.1beta
> > > version it didn't like 1.6.1 - almost certainly requiring the
> > > better linux emulation available in -current.
> > Hm, is there a trick or something special to recognize? I have tried
> > both versions (the one from pkgsrc an the new one) either on 1.6.1 and
> > -current and they don't startup.
> > The installation seems to work, but if I try to start, 'setup.bin'
> > hangs. /proc is mounted (I tried /proc and /emul/linux/proc - no
> > difference).
> > TIA,
> > Martin
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