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Bug 165191 - WordPerfect 8 Will Not Run on ES4
WordPerfect 8 Will Not Run on ES4
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ingo Molnar
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-08-05 03:23 EDT by Chris Slack
Modified: 2012-06-20 12:05 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2012-06-20 12:05:49 EDT
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Description Chris Slack 2005-08-05 03:23:05 EDT
Description of problem:

WordPerfect 8 does not run with the kernel on ES4.  This bug is a duplicate of 
BugZilla #156383 on FC3.  The problem was resolved a couple of weeks ago with 
the latest kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3.  Is it possible for this bug fix to be 
incorporated into ES4?

Everytime WP runs it generates an error that says:

  Could not create a new process -- wpexc

This is a critical need for our use of ES4 and is preventing us from upgrading 
a key server.

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run wp
Actual results:

WordPerfect launches with 2 error messages.  The first says:

  WARNING: Invalid SETUP Auxiliary Files Path

The second says:

  Could not create a new process -- wpexc

WordPerfect then dies and exits back to a command prompt.  This is all 
happening when trying to run the text version of WordPerfect, not the X 

Expected results:

WordPerfect running as normal.

Additional info:

Reference #156383 for FC3 issues and resolution.
Comment 1 Suzanne Hillman 2005-08-05 11:58:43 EDT
As you mention this is critical for you, please either contact Red Hat's Technical
Support line at 888-GO-REDHAT or file a web ticket at
http://www.redhat.com/apps/support/.  Bugzilla is not an official support
channel, has no response guarantees, and may not route your issue to the
correct area to assist you.  Using the official support channels above will
guarantee that your issue is handled appropriately and routed to the
individual or group which can best assist you with this issue and will also
allow Red Hat to track the issue, ensuring that any applicable bug fix is
included in all releases and is not dropped from a future update or major
Comment 6 Jiri Pallich 2012-06-20 12:05:49 EDT
Thank you for submitting this issue for consideration in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The release for which you requested us to review is now End of Life. 
Please See https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/

If you would like Red Hat to re-consider your feature request for an active release, please re-open the request via appropriate support channels and provide additional supporting details about the importance of this issue.

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