[plug] Can anyone help ?
chrisd at power.net.au
Mon Jan 10 15:52:04 WST 2000
The only system i have managed to get it working on so far is
using Caldera OpenLinux 2.2 with Netscape 4.51 but i still get the
same problem with v4.51 on my Redhat system, does anyone know
of any other Java compatible browsers for linux ?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima [SMTP:tony at cantech.net.au]
> Sent: Monday, 10 January 2000 15:21
> To: plug at linux.org.au
> Subject: Re: [plug] Can anyone help ?
> On Mon, 10 Jan 2000, Christian wrote:
> > "Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima" wrote:
> > > > it isnt the window manager as i am a Java Developer and am running
> > > > Applications on JDK 1.2.2 on this
> > > > system, has anyone had the same problem or can anyone offer any
> > >
> > > I hate to say this but I had exactly the same problem on all the
> machines that
> > > had both netscape and JDK on it. The only way I solved the problme
> was to
> > > seperate the to applications .... since then netscape only crashes on
> about 1
> > > in 20 java active websites.
> > Which two applications? I was under the impression that Netscape uses
> JDK and Netscape. Thought that was obvious.
> > it's own JVM -- it certainly doesn't require any other Java packages to
> > be installed for Netscape to run with Java. Also, from what I gather
> > from the previous email also was that the person was saying that he knew
> > it wasn't the window manager at fault since other Java apps ran ok when
> > run from Sun/Blackdown's JVM but applet's crashed under Netscape.
> I never blaimed it on the window manager. Let me try to clarify my Post.
> On 4 machines
> 1 x RedHat 6.1, Netscape 4.7 JDK 1.1.17 (all rpms)
> 1 x Debian (Slink with a healthy does of potatoe) Netscape 4.61 and JDK
> (I can't remember the version) (netscape is a .deb and JDK was a
> 2 x RedHat 5.2 Netscape 4.5, JDK 1.1.15 (all rpms)
> On each of these machines If I had both JDK and Netscape installed
> would balk just about every java applet I came across. eventually I turned
> java off altogether, things were much more stable. I played arround with
> a couple of configs and the ONLY way I made netscape "stable" was to
> JDK from the machine I used netscape from.
> I don't pretend to understand it BUT the nearest guess I can come up with
> a) the JDK's enviroment vars caused netscape to use the wrong lib's/.jar's
> b) Netscape detected JDK and used it.
> Like I said I don't pretend to understand it. I was just trying to give
> feedback on my experience.
> > Java under Netscape in Linux has never been particularly stable. I once
> I'd agree with that ... PLUG's had several conversations about netscape
> Yours Tony.
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