Bug 157083 - Launching of Eclipse app freeze the Operating System
Launching of Eclipse app freeze the Operating System
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 152386
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Reported: 2005-05-06 13:37 EDT by Manjunathan Padua Yellappan
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-27 13:56:32 EDT
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Description Manjunathan Padua Yellappan 2005-05-06 13:37:16 EDT
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Description of problem:
Dear Developer,
 After a successful installation of Fedora Core 4 Test 2 yesterday, I launched the Eclipse (native version).  As soon as the selected the workbench from the first window that is displayed after the eclipse splash screen, the OS freezes. 

After this I cannot do anything.... I have to reboot the system.

Can you please fix this issue.


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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Launch the Eclipse IDE
2.Splash screen is displayed for few seconds
3.Then the first window of eclipse is displayed 
4. After this system freezes/hangs indefinutely.

Actual Results:  The system freezes, I have to reboot. this happens everytime I try to use eclipse.

Expected Results:  System must not freeze and I must be able use Eclipse IDE.

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Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2005-05-06 14:28:13 EDT
Were you trying to run Eclipse as the root user?
Comment 2 Tom London 2005-05-27 12:23:52 EDT
Running latest rawhide.

I accidently ran eclipse as root and got a system freeze.

ALT-CTL-F2 and ALT-CTL-DEL have no effect; had to hard reset/reboot.

/usr/log/messages shows nothing.....
Comment 3 Aaron Luchko 2005-05-27 13:56:32 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 152386 ***

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