Issues with IE5 for Unix (Solaris 7)

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vlad557776
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Issues with IE5 for Unix (Solaris 7)

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Hi.

I recently wanted to test IE5 for Unix and obtained a copy of Solaris 7, Gunzip (thanks for wasting an hour of my time trying to find you) and IE itself.

But I ran into an issue: it just won't run.

Seriously, when I run ./iexplorer from /usr/local/microsoft/bin it halts the Terminal prompt for a few seconds and then goes back to it. No traces of the IE window.

And I forgot to tell that IE said that it was unable to do something registry-related and asked me to reinstall the component, but then just continued. However, Outlook still works.

Any ideas on how to fix that?
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d3vi1
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Re: Issues with IE5 for Unix (Solaris 7)

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What does truss say about it? It might help. I've successfully ran IE even on Solaris 10 with the help of a small DTrace script.

Using truss, the Solaris equivalent to strace, you see the syscalls. Paste them somewhere and we'll see what we can figure out.

vlad557776
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Re: Issues with IE5 for Unix (Solaris 7)

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Which attributes do I pass to truss?
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Re: Issues with IE5 for Unix (Solaris 7)

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vlad557776 wrote:Which attributes do I pass to truss?

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$ truss -f /usr/local/microsoft/bin/iexplore 2> /tmp/iexplore-syscall-log.txt
then paste the content of /tmp/iexplore-syscall-log.txt somewhere like pastebin and give us the url.

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