[Nottingham] OpenOffice.org beta causing Fedora freeze

Peter Chang Peter.Chang at nottingham.ac.uk
Sun Apr 17 17:28:57 BST 2005


> However, whenever I install it on my Fedora (Core 3) system using the RPMs 
> thoughtfully provided, it causes the system to freeze on shutdown. This 
> is a total freeze with no response to keyboard or mouse, and the only 
> thing that can be done is to reboot manually.

Sounds like an X bug. I get these freezes using galeon usually with flash
running and the NVIDIA driver. Not sure what the exact cause is... You
should be able to log in though or enable SysRq and hit SysRq-k to reset
the console.

> This has happened with the two most recent releases of 1.9.91 and
> 1.9.93. Has anyone else had this problem?


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