Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 138982
Bad: JavaWebStart Vanilla Install from Sun doesn't start
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:54 EST
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Description of problem:
I installed java from sun java 1.4.2_06 which is the last java 1.4
release from sun.
$WHERE_JAVA_IS_INSTALLED/jre/javaws/javaws don't start.
It's my first test of FC3.
I'm runnning FC2 on another machine and javws run without problems.
FC3 is up2date (11-14-2004)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
??? external software
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install JAVA 1.4.2_xx from sun
2.try to launch $WHERE_JAVA_IS_INSTALLED/jre/javaws/javaws
3.It doesn't start. Normally a window should appear.
Actual Results: doesn't start
Expected Results: display the javawebstart window
I think you might have filed this bug in the wrong place...
However according to this mailing list post:
it is a known bug in Sun's bug parade. A quick search turned up this:
Which suggests the problem will be fixed in newer versions of the Sun
*** Bug 139326 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I tried the jre-1_5_0_01-linux-i586.rpm as well with no success. With
that version even the plugin for mozilla did not work.
So this has been broken since FC3 was released?
And the only option is to revert back to FC2 in order to get this
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 147493 ***