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javaws doesnt start !

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I have just installed Javaws on RedHat Linux 7.1 ...I dint try to be creative...just did what was written in the document...but at the end of the installation, I get this message...Afterwards, whenever I try to run javaws, it gives me the same msg !

Java Web Start splash screen process exiting ...
Can not find message file: No such file or directory
  • 1. Re: javaws doesnt start !
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    I am having a similar problem on Windows 2K with jdk jdk1.3.1_01. I see the splash screen and then nothing happens.
  • 2. Re: javaws doesnt start !
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    OK -- here's the problem -- figured out thanks to other posts in this forum. JWS tries to get connection info from the system's default browser. In my case Netscape was set to the default browser but I recently had uninstalled it. JWS failed with no messages or output anywhere (C'mon now -- don't we deserve an error message or something?!)

    After resetting IE as my default browser the application manager now comes up and the demos run

    Hopefully this exception will be handled better in future releases of JWS
  • 3. Re: javaws doesnt start !
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    hey..but my problem is very different..I dont even seee the splash screeen.. I havent found the solution so far???
  • 4. Re: javaws doesnt start !
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    check your resources directory under java web start and see if you have a messages.properties file in there
    if you dont create one and copy this into it.

    /*
    * @(#)messages.properties     1.2 01/03/27
    *
    * Copyright 2001 by Sun Microsystems, Inc.,
    * 901 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, California, 94303, U.S.A.
    * All rights reserved.
    *
    * This software is the confidential and proprietary information
    * of Sun Microsystems, Inc. ("Confidential Information"). You
    * shall not disclose such Confidential Information and shall use
    * it only in accordance with the terms of the license agreement
    * you entered into with Sun.
    */

    error.internal.badmsg=internal error, unknown message
    error.badinst.nocfg=Bad installation. Could not locate javaws.cfg file:
    error.badinst.nojre=Bad installation. No JRE found in configuration file
    error.badinst.execv=Bad installation. Error invoking Java VM (execv)
    error.badinst.sysexec=Bad installation. Error invoking Java VM (SysExec)
    error.listener.failed=Splash: sysCreateListenerSocket failed
    error.accept.failed=Splash: accept failed
    error.recv.failed=Splash: recv failed
    error.invalid.port=Splash: didn't revive a valid port
    error.read=Read past end of buffer
    error.xmlparsing=XML Parsing error: wrong kind of token found
    error.splash.exit=Java Web Start splash screen process exiting .....\n
    error.winsock=tLast WinSock Error:
    error.winsock.load=Couldn't load winsock.dll
    error.winsock.start=WSAStartup failed
    error.badinst.nohome=Bad installation: JAVAWS_HOME not set
    error.splash.noimage=Splash: couldn't load splash screen image
    error.splash.socket=Splash: server socket failed
    error.splash.cmnd=Splash: unrecognized command
    error.splash.port=Splash: port not specified
    error.splash.send=Splash: send failed
    error.splash.timer=Splash: couldn't create shutdown timer
    error.splash.x11.open=Splash: Can't open X11 display
    error.splash.x11.connect=Splash: X11 connection failed

    not sure if this will work but its may be worth a shot
  • 5. Splash.exe not executing properly, and freezing computer
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    I have a client trying to install our product on her computer, a Dell Inspiron 3800 which is running Windows 98. She successfully installs JWS, but when she tries to start JWS, she gets an error message "SPLASH caused an invalid page fault in module KERNEL32.DLL, ...."

    I looked in her resources folder and found messages.properties, and it had exactly the file shown in the message from dalesearle. In fact, it looks like that file is installed whenever Java Web Start is installed, as the same file is showing up on my computer, where I never have problems starting

    It looks like her default browser is set to Explorer; it's not clear that she ever even had Netscape on this computer. How can I check that for sure?

    Any other suggestions on how to fix her problem would be greatly appreciated.


    Pam

  • 6. Re: javaws doesnt start !
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    set JAVAWS_HOME to the javaws directory, i.e., if javaws is located at /usr/java/jre/javaws, then export JAVAWS_HOME=/usr/java/jre/javaws

    This does the trick on Ubuntu Linux 5.04
  • 7. Re: javaws doesnt start !
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    TCP/IP loop back interface should exist.
    create it if it is not configured already.

    $ifconfig lo 127.0.0.1
  • 8. Re: javaws doesnt start !
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    it won't let me into orientation!!
    the message i get is
    SLASH: sysCreateListenorSocket failed...
    I have no clue what I'm suppose to do.