Bug 68081 - OpenOffice hangs after splash screen
OpenOffice hangs after splash screen
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 67495
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Reported: 2002-07-06 00:27 EDT by H. Peter Anvin
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Description H. Peter Anvin 2002-07-06 00:27:52 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20020625

Description of problem:
When trying to run OpenOffice, it runs through the ooffice script, displays the
splash screen, the splash screen goes away, but then hangs inside
/usr/lib/openoffice/program/soffice.bin -- from the strace I would guess that it
is waiting for a socket, or something else (using sched_yield() -- BARF). 
Nothing ever seems to happen (deadlock? dead daemon?)

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a new account (to avoid dot file dependencies)
2. Run OpenOffice, either from the command line or the Gnome menus

Actual Results:  [hpa@loris hpa]$ ooffice
Checking for existing user installation ...   ...   NOT FOUND
Performing first-time installation for user ...   mv: cannot stat
`/home/hpa/.sversionrc': No such file or directory
...   DONE
Starting OpenOffice.org ...

<splash screen appears>
<splash screen disappears>

11021 pts/1    R      0:04 /usr/lib/openoffice/program/soffice.bin

Expected Results:  OpenOffice should have appeared.

Additional info:

This is a plain "Workstation" install of Limbo, explicitly for testing purposes.
 No preexisting software or data existed on this system before the install.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-07-06 03:49:55 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 67495 ***

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