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Re: Bug#616093: libreoffice: on file open dialog the whole system gets halted


On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 03:55:37PM +0100, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> > on the file open dialog libre office get stuck and the whole system gets frozen
> > no user interaction is possible any more
> > mous is moving but every otner action is no more possible
> > you cant even change to console via STRG+F1
> > system is not more responding
> > i user the nuveau driver for my x setup
> There's no nuveau driver. And what if you try sith an other driver?
> I thankfuzlly don't have a unstable system with nvidia hardware in it
> so I can't test either way.
> Besides that I don't see how file->open (which works in 99.9% of all users
> obviously, otherwise there would have been a report for this far earlier)
> is related to X or the system at large.
> I'd seriously bet on a local problem.

... or a bug in nouveau (and/or the kernel). I think is it works with
an other driver this bug simply should be reassigned there. And yes,
a nouveau/kernel bug *can* make the system freeze. This doesn't make it
a LibO bug, though.

CCing kernel and X teams.

FTR, from the initial report:

> Kernel: Linux 2.6.37-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)



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