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Re: openoffice hangs with 2.6 kernel

dzpost@dedekind.net wrote:

> I recently upgraded my kernel from 2.4 to 2.6.14, and now openoffice
> freezes whenever I try to open a document, or to start a new
> one.  When I boot into the old 2.4 kernel, it works fine.
> Any suggestions?
> I tried looking through the list of openoffice bugs.  I didn't see
> anything related, though the list was pretty extensive so I could have
> missed something.
> Here are some system details:  I'm running Sarge on an IBM Thinkpad,
> with these openoffice packages installed:
> % dpkg -l | grep openoffice
> ii  openoffice.org                  1.1.3-9
> ii  openoffice.org-bin              1.1.3-9
> ii  openoffice.org-debian-files     1.1.3-8+1
> ii  openoffice.org-help-en          1.1+20040420-3
> ii  openoffice.org-l10n-en          1.1.3-9
> ii  openoffice.org-mimelnk          1.1.3-9
Instead of mocking about with oo 1.1.3-9 why not install oo 2.0?
It is better/faster than the older versions and hasn't caused me any grief
I am running 2.0, on sid with a self-compiled 2.6.14 kernel,it works like a

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