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Bug 55941 - StarOffice 5.2 over NFS doesn't work
StarOffice 5.2 over NFS doesn't work
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-11-09 00:10 EST by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-30 15:22:07 EST
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Description Chris Ricker 2001-11-09 00:10:41 EST
We have a central server exporting out home directories and /usr/local via
NFS.  Client workstations then mount /usr/local and /home/$USER from the
central server.  With the latest errata kernel (2.4.9-7), Star Office 5.2
(installed in /usr/local) will not work on the client workstations.

The problem appears to be due to an NFS issue with the server.  Downgrading
the server to a 2.4.6 kernel fixes the problem.
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-11-09 07:35:21 EST
We fixed an nfs server bug in the 2.4.9-13 kernel released for 7.2 recently....
Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2001-11-21 10:54:23 EST
Does the errata kernel help ?
Comment 3 Chris Ricker 2001-11-30 15:22:00 EST
I upgraded over the weekend and the client workstations have been working all week without 
problems, so it looks like it's fixed.  You can close this one as resolved errata....

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