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Re: staroffice 5.2 freezes
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: staroffice 5.2 freezes
- From: Jacob Meuser <jakemsr_(_at_)_clipper_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 23:10:20 -0700
On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 12:27:00PM -0400, Simon Lok wrote:
> I've been tracking the various messages going back
> and forth about staroffice working on obsd. This is
> something that I've been looking forward to, and
> do appreciate the work that has went into making
> this happen. I see that many people report success
> with this, so I tried it myself, and got something
> to go, but when I try to use it after I get the
> installation to finish, the program routinely freezes
> and then unfreezes for a few seconds and then freezes
> for thirty seconds over and over again. i was
> wondering if anybody had any advice for me.
> Thanks in advance.
I tried 5.2, it does seem to like to hang on OpenBSD.
Then I installed a StarOffice 5.1a rpm. It installed and runs
without a hitch.
# rpm --ignorearch --ignoreos --nodep -i StarOffice51a_en.i586.rpm
Be aware that it wants to install a couple hundred meg into /opt.
I have this in /etc/rc.local as well:
if [ -d /proc ]; then
mount_procfs -o linux /proc /proc
echo 'mounted /proc'