problems with maxima on FC5

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 29 02:58:30 UTC 2006



--- Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu> wrote:

> José Matos wrote:
> > On 22/04/06, Antonio Olivares
> <olivares14031 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> >>  I have checked several things out with FC5,
> > .... 
> >>Installed: maxima.i386 0:5.9.3-1.fc5
> >>Dependency Installed: maxima-runtime-gcl.i386
> >>0:5.9.3-1.fc5
> >>Complete!
> 
> >>[olivares at localhost ~]$ maxima
> >>Unrecoverable error: fault count too high.
> 
> >>since FC3 and FC4 maxima does not work well.  What
> can
> >>be done?
> 
> Install/use a different maxima-runtime.
> 
> >   Works for me. :-(
> >   Please could you fill an entry in bugzilla so
> that it does not get forgotten?
> >   Or if possible check that this problem is not
> already reported there.
> 
> Yep, it's selinux biting gcl:
> "maxima-runtime-gcl: Unrecoverable error: fault
> count too high"
> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/187647
> 
> -- Rex
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Thank you for pointing this out.  I had another
problem that I needed to solve before fixing this one.
 slmodemd did not work and thanks to
discuss at linmodems.org a patch was provided.  Now I can
connect to internet and thus download updates.


[root at localhost ~]# yum install maxima-runtime-clisp

Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing: libsigsegv                  
######################### [1/3]
  Installing: clisp                       
######################### [2/3]
  Installing: maxima-runtime-clisp        
######################### [3/3]

Installed: maxima-runtime-clisp.i386 0:5.9.3-1.fc5
Dependency Installed: clisp.i386 0:2.38-2.fc5
libsigsegv.i386 0:2.2-1.fc5.2
Complete!

[root at localhost ~]# yum install maxima-gui
Dependencies Resolved

=============================================================================
 Package                 Arch       Version         
Repository        Size
=============================================================================
Installing:
 maxima-gui              i386       5.9.3-1.fc5     
extras            192 k
Installing for dependencies:
 tk                      i386       8.4.12-1.2      
core              888 k

Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      2 Package(s)
Update       0 Package(s)
Remove       0 Package(s)
Total download size: 1.1 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Running Transaction
  Installing: tk                          
######################### [1/2]
  Installing: maxima-gui                  
######################### [2/2]

Installed: maxima-gui.i386 0:5.9.3-1.fc5
Dependency Installed: tk.i386 0:8.4.12-1.2
Complete!
[root at localhost ~]#

[root at localhost ~]# maxima
Maxima 5.9.3 http://maxima.sourceforge.net
Using Lisp CLISP 2.38 (2006-01-24)
Distributed under the GNU Public License. See the file
COPYING.
Dedicated to the memory of William Schelter.
This is a development version of Maxima. The function
bug_report()
provides bug reporting information.
(%i1) solve(x^2-5*x+6 =0,x);
(%o1)                           [x = 3, x = 2]
(%i2) quit


Thanks for all your help to all who answered this
question.

Regards,

Antonio


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