Visual XML Wizard hangs when running in Windows XP

Date:Archived
Product/Release:LANSA Integrator V10.0
Abstract:Visual XML Wizard hangs when running under Windows XP with Java 1.4.1 and DirectDraw and ATI graphic cards
Submitted By:LANSA Technical Support
Last Review:December 2010

An issue has been found where the LANSA Visual XML Wizard hangs when running under Windows XP. The problem relates to an existing problem with Java 1.4.1 (this problem is fixed in version 1.4.1_02) with DirectDraw and ATI graphic cards. LANSA recommends circumventing this issue in one of two ways.

  1. ATI have posted new drivers on their site that fix the problem.
  2. Alternatively, as a workaround, you can specify -Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true when starting your VM. javaw.exe -Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true com.lansa.jsf.wizard.JSFWizard. DirectDraw will be disabled so there will be a degregation in UI performance, however, this will stop the system from hanging or crashing.

Further information concerning this issue can be found at the following locations:

http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4713003

http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4749817