JDK for Linux on a PE 7150

Pottinger, Hardy J. PottingerHJ at umsystem.edu
Tue Jun 11 12:46:01 CDT 2002


Good news/bad news: the IBM 1.1.8 i386 JDK loads/runs perfectly on our PE 7150 (ia64)... but, 1.1.8 is too old to work with the application that needs the JDK. *sigh*

Back to the drawing board.

Thanks for all the help so far, this is a great list!

--Hardy

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pottinger, Hardy J. 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 11:45 AM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: RE: JDK for Linux on a PE 7150
> 
> 
> Hi, thanks. Unfortunately for me, the compat RPMS are already 
> installed.
> 
> I see some anecdotal evidence that indicates that 2.2.4 is 
> the preferred library for the IBM JDK. Other postings lead me 
> to believe that some people have had luck with the 1.1.8 JDK 
> from IBM, so I'll give that a whirl next.
> 
> --Hardy
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Wes Kurdziolek [mailto:wkurdzio at cslab.vt.edu]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 11:05 AM
> > To: Pottinger, Hardy J.
> > Cc: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> > Subject: RE: JDK for Linux on a PE 7150
> > 
> > 
> > You need to install the compat-* RPMs from your Red Hat CDs 
> > or local mirror. 
> > The binaries look to be built against GNU libc 2.1, not 2.2, 
> > and the Red Hat 
> > compat-* RPMs provide those libraries for compatibility w/ 
> > applications linked 
> > against "legacy" libraries. Unfortunately, Red Hat hasn't 
> > installed those RPMs 
> > by default since Red Hat 7.0 when everything in the 
> > distribution was bleeding 
> > edge.
> > 
> > Quoting "Pottinger, Hardy J." <PottingerHJ at umsystem.edu>:
> > 
> > > Hi, thanks. I've tried both the Sun 1.31 i386 JDK and the 
> > IBM 1.30 i386
> > > JDK, with no luck. Here are some error messages I receive:
> > > 
> > > IBM 1.30 i386 JDK:
> > > 
> > > expr: error while loading shared libraries: libc.so.6.1: 
> cannot open
> > > shared object file: No such file or directory
> > > /bin/ls: error while loading shared libraries: libc.so.6.1: 
> > cannot open
> > > shared object file: No such file or directory
> > > /usr/bin/expr: error while loading shared libraries: 
> > libc.so.6.1: cannot
> > > open shared object file: No such file or directory
> > > /usr/bin/expr: error while loading shared libraries: 
> > libc.so.6.1: cannot
> > > open shared object file: No such file or directory
> > > basename: error while loading shared libraries: 
> > libc.so.6.1: cannot open
> > > shared object file: No such file or directory
> > > Error: can't find libjava.so
> > > 
> > > Sun 1.31 i386 JDK:
> > > 
> > > /usr/java/jdk/bin/../jre/bin/realpath:
> > > /usr/java/jdk/bin/../jre/bin/ia64/realpath: No such file or 
> > directory
> > > /usr/java/jdk/bin/../jre/bin/realpath: exec:
> > > /usr/java/jdk/bin/../jre/bin/ia64/realpath: cannot execute: 
> > No such file
> > > or directory
> > > /usr/java/jdk/bin/java: /bin/realpath: No such file or directory
> > > /usr/java/jdk/bin/java: /bin/realpath: No such file or directory
> > > grep: /lib/jvm.cfg: No such file or directory
> > > grep: /lib/jvm.cfg: No such file or directory
> > > java was not found in /bin/i386/native_threads/java
> > > 
> > > Am I missing something really obvious? I checked and GLIBC is at
> > > 2.2.4-24.
> > > 
> > > I beginning to think that this 64bit architecture doesn't 
> > roll back to
> > > 32bit very well at all...
> > > 
> > > --Hardy
> > > 
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Basil Hussain [mailto:basil.hussain at kodakweddings.com]
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 3:21 AM
> > > > To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> > > > Subject: RE: JDK for Linux on a PE 7150
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > Hi,
> > > > 
> > > > > Use IBM's instead.  They will be more reliable and much 
> > > > better performing.
> > > > 
> > > > I would like to beg to differ. Benchmarks show that Sun's JVM 
> > > > on Linux is
> > > > one of the better performers.
> > > > 
> > > > http://www.shudo.net/jit/perf-20020120/index.html
> > > > 
> > > > Although, yes, IBM's JDK seems to also be a good choice for 
> > > > performance.
> > > > 
> > > > Regards,
> > > > 
> > > > Basil Hussain
> > > 
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> > 
> > Wes Kurdziolek
> > UNIX Systems Administrator
> > wkurdzio at cslab.vt.edu
> > 
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