Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] openoffice-bin-2.0.2 hang for regular users
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 13:18:49
Message-Id: 200603231415.47156.pauldv@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] openoffice-bin-2.0.2 hang for regular users by Scott Stoddard
On Thursday 23 March 2006 14:07, Scott Stoddard wrote:

> I don't know if this has been resolved yet, but I was having a similar > (read: exactly the same) problem. Are you using nfs-mounted home > directories by any chance? > > In my case we're using a diskless gentoo system where the home > directories are all nfs mounts to the server. The problem had to do > with nfs file locking. It can be solved by editing > /usr/lib/openoffice/program/soffice and commenting out these two lines: > > SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING=1 > export SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING > > Note that setting it =0 was not enough for me, I had to comment them out. > > Everything worked fine after that.
Of course the correct solution is to enable nfs locking. Paul -- Paul de Vrieze Gentoo Developer Mail: pauldv@g.o Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net

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Re: [gentoo-amd64] openoffice-bin-2.0.2 hang for regular users Scott Stoddard <deltacow@g.o>