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Bug 161665

Summary: After starting Eclipse Fedora 4 is hanging forever
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Wolfgang Raith <wolfg.raith>
Component: eclipseAssignee: eclipse-bugs
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact:
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Version: 4CC: andrea_caltroni
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Wolfgang Raith 2005-06-25 08:24:53 UTC
Description of problem:
At the end of the eclipse startup the ide is suddenly frozen and Fedora seems to
be hang. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 4 with all standard upgrades. Eclipse 3.1 

How reproducible:
Simply start Eclipse 

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Wolfgang Raith 2005-06-25 08:29:21 UTC
By the way. I tested eclipse of the Fedora 4 distribution and eclipse 3.1 taken
from Both results in a hanging system.
On the other hand I tested eclipse 3.1 also on SuSE 9.1 on the same computer.
There the problem did not happen. 

Comment 2 Andrew Overholt 2005-06-27 18:11:26 UTC
Were you running Eclipse as root?  If so, this is most likely a duplicate of:

Comment 3 Andrew Overholt 2005-09-21 14:34:14 UTC
Any news here?

Comment 4 Andrea Caltroni 2005-10-19 09:39:50 UTC
I was using Eclipse v3.1 on Fedora core 1 and had no problem.
When I switched to Fedora core 4:

- Eclipse v3.1 is working but has some problems (selection highlighting does not

- Eclipse v3.1.1 both the source recompiled with JDK 1.5 and the binary
distribution eclipse-SDK-3.1.1-linux-gtk.tar.gz do not work
1. in a new workspace:
Unable to read workbench state.Workbench UI layout will be reset
and then I have very few menu items enabled.

2. in a workspace with Eclipse projects, I do not have the previous error, but
when I try to open one project, I get:

Errors during build.
  Error instantiating builder: org.eclipse.jdt.core.javabuilder.
    Plug-in org.eclipse.jdt.core was unable to load class
  Plug-in org.eclipse.jdt.core was unable to load class

Comment 5 Andrea Caltroni 2005-10-19 09:49:00 UTC
I'm already back with an update:
If I try this with Eclipse 3.1.1:

<ECLIPSE_HOME>/eclipse -vm <JAVA_HOME>/jre/bin/java

and JDK v1.5.0_04, I do not have the problems of my previous post.

Comment 6 Andrew Overholt 2005-10-20 15:34:30 UTC
So we can close this bug, right?

Comment 7 Wolfgang Raith 2005-10-20 18:14:23 UTC

YES, of course you can close the bug.

Thank you very much for your effort
Wolfgang Raith