Bug 973843 - mongo client lookup error
mongo client lookup error
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mongodb (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity urgent
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Assigned To: Nathaniel McCallum
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-06-12 18:53 EDT by Patrice FERLET
Modified: 2014-10-01 07:43 EDT (History)
12 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2014-10-01 07:43:28 EDT
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strace mongo 2>mongo.strace (50.75 KB, text/plain)
2013-06-12 18:53 EDT, Patrice FERLET
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Description Patrice FERLET 2013-06-12 18:53:04 EDT
Created attachment 760337 [details]
strace mongo 2>mongo.strace

Description of problem:
mongo client tells: 

mongo: symbol lookup error: mongo: undefined symbol: _ZN2v86LockerC1EPNS_7IsolateE

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run "mongo" from terminal
2. no connection to mongo

Actual results:

[patachou@patrice-desktop-home ~]$ mongo
MongoDB shell version: 2.2.4
mongo: symbol lookup error: mongo: undefined symbol: _ZN2v86LockerC1EPNS_7IsolateE

Expected results:
a mongo shell

Additional info:

This append after some yum updates. I'm unable to tell when it crashes first.

At first I had some segfault, I decided to do "yum reinstall" on mongodb and mongodb-server. Now, the error is a symbol lookup error.

I restarted mongoserver, resintall libmongodb... etc... 

mongoimport, mongoexport, mongodump etc... works as expected, but the mongo command crashes... and it's very problematic because I have lot of request to do.

I give the strace
Comment 1 Sebastian Dyroff 2013-06-21 03:44:49 EDT
I had the same problem. Solved it by removing chromium from spots repository. The v8 library provided by fedora-chromium repo seems to be incompatible with the libmongodb.
Comment 2 Patrice FERLET 2013-06-30 10:32:57 EDT
OK, I recompiled the sRPM and it works. @Sebastian This may be the problem. Maybe I must contact chromium packager so
Comment 3 TR Bentley 2013-09-03 16:01:00 EDT
Happens on Fedora 19 as well
Comment 4 Ankit Patel 2013-09-23 07:24:10 EDT
I did remove chromium, chromium-ffmpegsumo, v8, v8-devel and then try to use 'mongo' it did work perfectly. After that I thought to try installing chromium which of course brings all the dependencies of v8, etc and then 'mongo' stopped working on my Fedora 19.
Comment 5 Juan P. Daza P. 2013-09-24 14:57:35 EDT
Also happens with mongodb-2.4.6 on Fedora 19
Comment 6 Juan P. Daza P. 2013-09-24 15:07:53 EDT
As the comment 4(In reply to Ankit Patel from comment #4)

The problem is there are two v8 libraries from fedora repo ( and from fedora-chromium ( repo.
Comment 7 Andrey Ilyukhin 2013-11-19 08:31:13 EST
(In reply to Juan P. Daza P. from comment #6)
> As the comment 4(In reply to Ankit Patel from comment #4)
> The problem is there are two v8 libraries from fedora repo
> ( and from fedora-chromium ( repo.

on Fedora 19 for me works after downgrade v8 to and remove chromium.
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Comment 9 TR Bentley 2013-12-21 10:33:28 EST
Bumping to F20 as this is still a problem with F20
Comment 10 Marek Skalický 2014-10-01 07:43:28 EDT
Is this bug still actual? (it is quite old)

If yes, please reopen...

I closed this bug because now it's working for me well with Spot's repo https://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/ . V8 library from this repo hes been renamed (chromium-v8 package - libcv8.so library), so it doesn't conflict...

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