Salome 5.1.5 on Fedora 14 (x86_64)

I have upgraded my Fedora 13 to F14 once the Fedora 14 was available. But Salome 5.1.4 did not work on my new system. It always crashed when it starts:

Searching /Kernel/Session in Naming Service +++++++++++++++++++++++Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/opt/salome_5.1.4/KERNEL_5.1.4/bin/salome/runSalome.py”, line 617, in useSalome
clt = startSalome(args, modules_list, modules_root_dir)
File “/opt/salome_5.1.4/KERNEL_5.1.4/bin/salome/runSalome.py”, line 566, in startSalome
session=clt.waitNSPID(“/Kernel/Session”,mySessionServ.PID,SALOME.Session)
File “/opt/salome_5.1.4/KERNEL_5.1.4/bin/salome/orbmodule.py”, line 164, in waitNSPID
raise RuntimeError, “Process %d for %s not found” % (thePID,theName)
RuntimeError: Process 18652 for /Kernel/Session not found

— Error during Salome launch —

I had to upgrade Salome to 5.1.5 and I hope Salome 5.1.5 can work on my new system. It’s a pity that I have tried the compiled version: Debian 4.0 and 5.0, Scientific Linux 5.1, which cannot work on F14. I was exhausted, but I never give it up. I download the Salome 5.1.5 Mandriva 2010 version. On the final step of installation, the setup program says:
salome515-mandriva

Wow, it works.

Searching for a free port for naming service: 2810 – OK
Searching Naming Service + found in 0.1 seconds
Searching /Containers/nbook/FactoryServerPy in Naming Service +++++SALOME_ResourcesCatalog_Handler::ProcessMachine : !!! Warning !!! No Name found use Hostname for resource: localhost
+++ found in 4.0 seconds
Searching /Kernel/Session in Naming Service +++++++++ found in 4.5 seconds
Start SALOME, elapsed time : 9.3 seconds
additional external python interpreters: 0

I recommend the Mandriva 2010 version of Salome 5.1.5 for Fedora 14.

However, The mesh component cannot be opened, although the geom component works well. Building symbolic link to necessary library can solve the problem.

$ su
# cd /usr/lib64/
# ln -sf libjpeg.so libjpeg.so.7
# ln -sf libboost_signals.so libboost_signals.so.5
# ln -sf libboost_system.so libboost_system.so.5
# ln -sf libboost_thread-mt.so libboost_thread-mt.so.5

I hope you enjoy the Salome 5.1.5 journey on Fedora 14. Start!

3 Replies to “Salome 5.1.5 on Fedora 14 (x86_64)”

  1. Unfortunatly this did not work for me

    # ./runInstall
    sh: ./bin/SALOME_InstallWizard: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: bad ELF interpreter: No such file or directory

  2. Hi, Robert

    Could you show me this command result on your machine? is it like this?

    $ ls -lah /lib/ld-*
    -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 134K Jan 20 18:51 /lib/ld-2.13.so
    lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root 10 Feb 9 12:54 /lib/ld-linux.so.2 -> ld-2.13.so

  3. Hi Robert

    First install glibc as following

    [root@localhost Downloads]# yum install ld-linux.so.2

    then now run ./runInstall. Now the installation wizard starts. Then use Martin’s suggestion in the above post

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