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Old 03-28-2005, 10:56 PM   #1
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Problem Installing Eclipse on Linux

I installed Eclipse ( on Red hat Linux(9).
Jdk: 1.4.2_05
But i was unable to open the IDE after installation.
I got the following error log.
An unexpected exception has been detected in native code outside the VM.
Unexpected Signal : 11 occurred at PC=0x4E73E079

Current Java thread:
at org.eclipse.swt.internal.motif.OS.XFontsOfFontSet(Native Method)
- locked <0x48ba1470> (a java.lang.Class)
at org.eclipse.jface.resource.FontRegistry.defaultFontRecord(
at org.eclipse.jface.resource.FontRegistry.getFontRecord(
at org.eclipse.jface.resource.FontRegistry.get(
at org.eclipse.jface.resource.JFaceResources.getDialogFont(
at org.eclipse.jface.dialogs.Dialog.initializeDialogUnits(
at org.eclipse.jface.dialogs.TitleAreaDialog.createContents(
at org.eclipse.jface.window.Window.create(
at org.eclipse.jface.dialogs.Dialog.create(
at org.eclipse.ui.internal.ide.ChooseWorkspaceDialog.prompt(
at org.eclipse.ui.internal.ide.IDEApplication.promptForWorkspace(
at org.eclipse.ui.internal.ide.IDEApplication.checkInstanceLocation(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.PlatformActivator$
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.basicRun(
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.main(

Dynamic libraries:
08048000-08056000 r-xp 00000000 03:02 2057077 /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_05/bin/java
08056000-08059000 rw-p 0000d000 03:02 2057077 /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_05/bin/java
40000000-40015000 r-xp 00000000 03:02 1354580 /lib/
40015000-40016000 rw-p 00014000 03:02 1354580 /lib/
40017000-4001f000 r-xp 00000000 03:02 310943 /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_05/jre/lib/i386/native_threads
4001f000-40020000 rw-p 00007000 03:02 310943 /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_05/jre/lib/i386/native_threads
40020000-40024000 rw-s 00000000 03:02 311007 /tmp/hsperfdata_root/15987
40024000-40025000 r--p 00353000 03:02 473297 /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive
40025000-40028000 r--s 00000000 03:02 1551240 /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_05/jre/lib/ext/dnsns.jar
40028000-40032000 r-xp 00000000 03:02 489628 /lib/tls/
40032000-40033000 rw-p 0000a000 03:02 489628 /lib/tls/
40035000-40037000 r-xp 00000000 03:02 1354591 /lib/
40037000-40038000 rw-p 00002000 03:02 1354591 /lib/
40039000-40435000 r-xp 00000000 03:02 2203749 /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_05/jre/lib/i386/client/libjvm.
40435000-40450000 rw-p 003fb000 03:02 2203749 /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_05/jre/lib/i386/client/libjvm.
40462000-40474000 r-xp 00000000 03:02 1354595 /lib/
40474000-40475000 rw-p 00011000 03:02 1354595 /lib/
40477000-40498000 r-xp 00000000 03:02 489626 /lib/tls/
40498000-40499000 rw-p 00020000 03:02 489626 /lib/tls/
40499000-404aa000 r--s 00000000 03:02 767904 /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_05/jre/lib/jce.jar

Kindly help me to resolve this issue.
Old 03-29-2005, 02:08 PM   #2
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Hello There:
Have you tried using the GTK version, I downloaded that version unpacked and it works great, I have blackdown java and sun java packages installed, but I am runnign gentoo which makes that a bit easier, try to run the gtk version and see what happens
Good Luck
Old 03-30-2005, 02:07 AM   #3
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Hi , The GTK Version works fine but i specifically wanted to Install the Motif version since i had the same problem with another application i was trying to install which was also built on Motif.
I was able to solve the problem by using OpenMotif2.1.30 and Mozilla 1.4 or higher. Eclipse SWT requires Mozilla 1.4 or higher ..So that soved my problem
Old 03-30-2005, 08:13 AM   #4
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Hey, very nice that you got it working, and if I try to install the MOTIF version I'll keep in mind the dependencies you mentioned. I think Eclipse is a very good software for java programming.


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