[lug] Issues with RedHat Enterprise
User Dan Ferris
dan at usrsbin.com
Tue Mar 18 15:39:01 MDT 2008
So I'm taking it that the compiler wasn't NFS like I had originally
The Firefox thing definatly sounds like libraries.
I have no idea about the Matlab issue.
On Tue, 18 Mar 2008, Steve A Hart wrote:
> OK..here's the rundown...
> Server is running RedHat Enterprise 4
> All Clients running RedHat Enterprise 5 Client
> All programs are compiled for RedHat Ent4 and are stored in /usr/local.
> /usr/local and all home directories are stored on the server and automounted
> to the clients.
> Of course now that I have all my clients running RHEnt5 I'm starting to see
> some issues pop up.
> 1. Firefox tends to crash randomly. Traced problem to a possible
> interaction issue between the compiled program in RHEnt4 and the support
> libraries needed by firefox that are found on the Ent5 clients.
> 2. Some Matlab scripts are running slow. A code that took 0.1 seconds to
> run before the upgrade now takes 35 seconds to run
> 3. C++ compilers that came with Ent5 on the clients seems to run slow as
> Does anyone know of any problems between RedHat Ent4 and Ent5? I mean I know
> they are different versions but they can't be THAT different from each other.
> I'd expect interaction problems between Redhat and say Ubuntu systems for
> example but not two sucessive versions of RedHat Enterprise.
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