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Scilab problem in Fedora 26

asked 2017-12-16 15:01:02 -0500

sgaray gravatar image

updated 2017-12-16 17:10:17 -0500

Hi all,

Scilab 6.0.0 is not working on fedora 26. I am using this OpenGL renderer for my video card:

            description: VGA compatible controller
            product: Baffin [**Radeon RX 460/560D** / Pro 450/455/460/560]
            vendor: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI]
            physical id: 0
            bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
            version: cf
            width: 64 bits
            clock: 33MHz
            capabilities: pm pciexpress msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
            configuration: **driver=amdgpu** latency=0
            resources: irq:123 memory:c0000000-cfffffff memory:d0000000-d01fffff ioport:e000(size=256) memory:dfe00000-dfe3ffff memory:c0000-dffff

When I run it in a terminal it gives me:

Could not create a Scilab main class. Error: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.InternalError: XXX0 profile[1]: GL3bc -> profileImpl GL4bc !!! not mapped at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.computeProfileMap( at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.initProfilesForDeviceCritical( at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.initProfilesForDevice( at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.initProfilesForDefaultDevices( at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.access$000( at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile$ at Method) at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.initSingleton( at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.getProfileMap( at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.get( at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.getDefault( at com.jogamp.opengl.GLProfile.getDefault( at org.scilab.modules.gui.SwingView.<init>(Unknown Source) at org.scilab.modules.gui.SwingView.registerSwingView(Unknown Source) at org.scilab.modules.core.Scilab.<init>(Unknown Source)

Scilab cannot create Scilab Java Main-Class (we have not been able to find the main Scilab class. Check if the Scilab and thirdparty packages are available).

Previous version did not work too.

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Can you ran it under X?

fcomida gravatar imagefcomida ( 2017-12-17 11:56:25 -0500 )edit

I ran it in Mate desktop, which runs X. In order to give you a safe response I ran it under Gnome Xorg and it gave the same error. Maybe I have to say that my FC26 is an upgrading from FC25, where scilab worked perfectly.

sgaray gravatar imagesgaray ( 2017-12-17 15:04:00 -0500 )edit

In software, you can find many comments of people who can't run Scilab on Fedora 26. I have found this bug report, not much activity though...

remjg gravatar imageremjg ( 2017-12-18 06:45:32 -0500 )edit

Thanks remjg for your comment, but I already had this bug ( ) in FC25. Now, Scilab does not start even from the terminal.

sgaray gravatar imagesgaray ( 2017-12-18 12:28:40 -0500 )edit

Scilab starts from the terminal on my fedora 26 system (but crashes if launched from gnome-shell). So it might be related to your hardware.

Off topic: to remove the warnings, I had to install the following dependencies :

sudo dnf install lucene-analysis lucene-queryparser saxon

But it still crashes when launched from Gnome Shell.

remjg gravatar imageremjg ( 2017-12-18 14:48:26 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-01-14 08:34:48 -0500

sgaray gravatar image

Hi Fedora's people, i found a detailed description of the problem in this ubuntu/debian page:

I understand that the problem is in the jogl2 package, could someone in Fedora's team make a patch to solve this problem? I am not qualified to help in this task so I have to wait for someone to do it. I also want to add that geogebra 5.0.328.0-3D does not work with 3D graphics, but only 2D. I think it is the same problem. I am following this topic because I really need this programs to work. Thank you!

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I want to add that I tried installing jogl2 version: FC24, FC27, FC28, but none of them were able to solve the problem.

sgaray gravatar imagesgaray ( 2018-01-15 08:25:30 -0500 )edit

Open a bug report on bugzilla detailing the issue.

fcomida gravatar imagefcomida ( 2018-01-16 14:11:59 -0500 )edit

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