acroread9 crashes after maybe 10 seconds of operation.

Lars Engels lars.engels at
Thu Oct 15 19:52:44 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 01:49:40AM +0900, Hiroki Sato wrote:
> Hiroki Sato <hrs at> wrote
>   in <20090617.141203.07900852.hrs at>:
> hr> Robert Huff <roberthuff at> wrote
> hr>   in <18997.22089.242834.29735 at>:
> hr> ro> 	Um.
> hr> ro> 	Are there plans to get it to work with something more recent?
> hr> ro> I was under the (uninformed) impression linux_base-fc-4 was, ah,
> hr> ro> workable but no longer favored.
> hr>
> hr>  The ports collection still assumes fc4 as the default, so I think it
> hr>  is the primary target.
> hr>
> hr>  Anyway, I will try other configurations including one in your report.
> hr>  I guess the issue is due to some incomplete (or not-fully-compatible)
> hr>  compat-layer implementations of features available in Linux 2.6.x.
>  I could reproduce the symptom (RSException), but this has also been
>  reported on Linux:  The
>  release note of 9.1.2 says it is solved but it remains as far as I
>  can check.
>  BTW, could you give it a try to set sysctl
>  compat.linux.osrelease=2.4.2 and let me know if it works or not?

Any news on this?
I never got acroread9 to work. It always crashes for me.
I am using linux_base-f10 and HEAD.
Setting  compat.linux.osrelease=2.4.2 results in 
FATAL: kernel too old

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