OpenOffice ridiculously slow to start on FC3

Eric Wood eric at interplas.com
Sat Dec 4 03:45:02 UTC 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Klinke"
> On Friday 03 December 2004 18:32, JL wrote:
>
>>
>> I tried running strace oowriter......here's the end of the output
>> where it is hanging up.
>>
>> time(NULL)                              = 1102119632
>> socket(PF_INET, SOCK_STREAM, IPPROTO_IP) = 27
>> fcntl64(27, F_SETFD, FD_CLOEXEC)        = 0
>> setsockopt(27, SOL_SOCKET, SO_REUSEADDR, [1], 4) = 0
>> setsockopt(27, SOL_TCP, TCP_NODELAY, [1], 4) = 0
>> connect(27, {sa_family=AF_INET, sin_port=htons(631),
>> sin_addr=inet_addr("64.15.205.241")}, 16) = -1 ECONNREFUSED
>> (Connection refused)
>> close(27)                               = 0
>>
>> which then repeats with ther addresses 64.15.205.155,
>> 64.15.205.180, 64.15.205.202, and several others. The  delay in
>> starting is caused by the timeout on all the connections. Can
>> anybody explain what on earth is happening?
>>
>
> That block of addresses belongs to an outfit that seems to be
> associated with "all things spammy" if you look them up via Google.

Do a "strings" command on all the OOo binaries and grep for ip patterns.  I 
can't imagine why any ip address would be hard coded into the program.  Some 
FQDN's sure, but not an ip address.
Weird!

-eric wood 




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