Subject: Re: openoffice-linux
To: Paul (NCC/CS). <email@example.com>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/06/2004 08:40:05
Paul (NCC/CS). wrote:
> Does anyone else have open office on their 1.6.2 install working?
> Other help???
Why do you want to use the Linux version of OpenOffice? AFAIK
the native version (misc/openoffice/) should work fine on 1.6.2.
> I think this is really important. NetBSD needs to have a working
> wordprocessor because our work environments even if we are
> programmers or sysadmins require us to be able to read and write
> these wretched documents. We don't want to be forced into a
> windoze environment just because of this.
> any help appreciated.
> Michael Rauch wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 12:43:32PM +1000, Paul (NCC/CS). wrote:
> > > I wonder can someone help me please, I have 1.6.2 on i386
> > > and I can't get a wordprocessor to work.
> > >
> > > I installed openoffice-linux successfully.
> > > But when I run soffice as the instructions say, I get :
> > > "The application cannot be started.
> > > "The configuration service is not available.
> > > " Start the setup to repair blah blah...
> > >
> > > So I start the setup pgm and it says it has repaired
> > > successfully.
> > >
> > > But when I re run soffice again I get the same error
> > > message as before.
> > does /emul/linux/etc/mtab exist (its content doesn't matter)?
> > If it does, can you try to compile a kernel with the patch from rev. 1.61 to
> > 1.62 of src/sys/compat/linux/common/linux_file.c applied (i.e. in this file
> > replace the "sys_read" in line 983 by a "sys_pread" and the "sys_write" in
> > line 1008 by a "sys_pwrite") and try again?
> > Cheers
> > Michael
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Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.cz/
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