OpenOffice insert graphics, print and sometimes save=frozen client
toddobryan at mac.com
Sun Sep 16 03:48:56 BST 2007
Can you try it in Feisty to see if it's a problem that's been fixed in
On Sat, 2007-09-15 at 20:16 -0500, Scott Balneaves wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 03:21:22PM -0500, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> > Well here I have been trying to figure out how to keep Firefox from freezing clients,
> > and now I see OpenOffice is a major culprit as well. The best I can do to repeat the
> > problem for troubleshooting is to create a new Writer document, insert a few graphics
> > from openclipart (5 seems to be plenty), then try printing to one of our HP LaserJet
> > 4000 printers, mouse gets a little jerky, sometimes graphics pop up all over the top of
> > the screen, then before anything prints the client locks up.
> I've been trying to make this fail. Can't The document you sent me works
> just fine.
> Here's my setup:
> model name : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4400 @ 2.00GHz
> Asus P5K-VM
> 2 Gig
> Network card:
> onboard, intel E1000
> Operating system:
> Edubuntu Gutsy, current to date of this email
> Chroot rebuilt as of this morning
> Swap on server:
> standard 32 megs allocated to clients.
> 100 MPBS switched, unmanged, generic Dlink 24 port switch
> HP Compaq T5000
> Transmeta Crusoe T5800 731 MHZ 1519 Bogomips
> ATI Rage XL, using xorg's "ati" driver, autodetected.
> Via Rhine II
> 128 Megs ram
> Brother HL-1060 laser printer, setup in cups, using cups supplied driver.
> Connected initially to server, via usb to parallel adapter
> Also tested with being plugged into thin client, and remote print queue set
> up via jetpipe.
> Testing methodology:
> Booted client as normal
> Logged on per normal.
> Launched OpenOffice.org from the applications menu
> Loaded "testdocument.odt" Document appears to have a graphic of a seagull,
> a boobie, and an owl. Could not tell if boobie was blue footed variety
> or not. Printed document. Loaded document again. Printed again. Repeated
> test 10-15 times.
> Mouse does become slightly jerky, probably from printing querying fonts
> on client, however, no crash observed.
> No errors in .xsession-errors of note related to OO.o, nothing observed
> in /var/log during the time period when test was conducted.
> Could not reproduce.
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