[SATLUG] openoffice issue

John Chalinder argiod at bresnan.net
Sat May 10 10:28:47 CDT 2008


Offhand, it sounds like you need to defrag your RAM periodically.
Also, try increasing the size of your virtual memory.


On Sat, 10 May 2008 06:51:20 -0500 (CDT)
  Borries Demeler <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> I have a vexing issue with OpenOffice that I don't understand.
> On occasion, when trying to access the Format:Page dialog, the program
> freezes, load goes up to 100% and the program has to be killed with signal 
>-9.
> 
> When I log in as a different user, the same problem shows up. Removing the
> .openoffice.org.2 directory doesn't help, so it's not related to personal 
> settings, plus the problem occurs for all users the same.
> 
> Reinstalling -from scratch- doesn't help either. Other than this one issue,
> all other functions can be used without a problem. Everything else runs fine
> on the box as far as I can tell.
> 
> Now here comes the kicker: Rebooting takes care of the problem, and it may 
> not show up for another 6 weeks. 
> 
> Now I would like to know how I could track/debug this problem the next time
> it shows up. Any ideas of what might be wrong?
> 
> -Borries
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