Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 188598
openoffice fails to start
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:30 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run oocalc, or any oo* prog
/usr/lib/openoffice.org2.0/program/soffice: line 151: 19356 Segmentation fault
Nothing appears, have to run at the console to get the above error.
Linux version 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5 (firstname.lastname@example.org) (gcc
version 4.1.0 20060304 (Red Hat 4.1.0-3)) #1 SMP Tue Mar 28 03:38:47 EST 2006
> gdb /usr/lib/openoffice.org2.0/program/soffice.bin
(gdb) run -calc
(no debugging symbols found)
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread 4160566960 (LWP 19717)]
0x00000000 in ?? ()
#0 0x00000000 in ?? ()
#1 0x00a8d2e5 in pthread_once () from /lib/libpthread.so.0
#2 0xf7c8984e in glXChannelRectSyncSGIX () from /usr/lib/libGL.so.1
#3 0xf7cbd478 in ?? () from /usr/lib/libGL.so.1
#4 0xf7c89bd0 in _init () from /usr/lib/libGL.so.1
#5 0xffffa944 in ?? ()
#6 0x00000000 in ?? ()
Whatever that is, it's a bug with nvidia drivers rather than OOo.
You can try and disable OOO's 3d support with
> export SAL_NOOPENGL=true
Does that work around the problem ?
Alternatively try disabling selinux.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160290 ***
Yep, setting SAL_NOOPENGL=true works for me.
I never had selinux enabled.