AutoVue Server on Linux Fails to Start. Log File Shows Error: "Could not init font path element catalogue:/etc/X11/fontpath.d, removing from list" (Doc ID 1914743.1)

Last updated on JULY 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Autovue for Agile Product Lifecycle Management - Version 20.1.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue Office - Version 20.1.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue 2D Professional - Version 20.1.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue 3D Professional Advanced - Version 20.1.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue EDA Professional - Version 20.1.0 and later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation

Symptoms

AutoVue 20.2.2 for Linux 6.5 fails to start, the console shows up then disappears. All pre-requistes specified in the AutoVue Installation and Configuration Guide (http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E49312_01/otn/pdf/E49227_01.pdf) are installed. Also verified that the latest prerequisites libraries are installed as specified in <Note 967083.1>.  AutoVue Server Log Shows this error before failing to start:

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.909" timestamp="1407272209935" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.909 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[[dix] Could not init font path element catalogue:/etc/X11/fontpath.d, removing from list!]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.909" timestamp="1407272209955" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.909 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[[dix] Could not init font path element built-ins, removing from list!]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.909" timestamp="1407272209955" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.909 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.909" timestamp="1407272209955" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.909 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[Fatal server error:]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.909" timestamp="1407272209955" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.909 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[could not open default font 'fixed']]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="com.cimmetry.jvueserver.configuration" timestamp="1407272209955" level="WARN" thread="Xvfb.909">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[Process Xvfb.909 exit code = 1]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="com.cimmetry.jvueserver.configuration" timestamp="1407272209957" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.909">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[Process Xvfb.909 stopped, shutting down server.]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="com.cimmetry.jvueserver.configuration" timestamp="1407272209996" level="INFO" thread="WINE 0 Shutdown Hook">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[No process for WINE]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="com.cimmetry.jvueserver.configuration" timestamp="1407272209997" level="INFO" thread="WINE 0 Shutdown Hook">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[No process for Xvfb]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="com.cimmetry.jvueserver.console" timestamp="1407272210323" level="ERROR" thread="Console Launcher">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[Unable to get server : AutoVue_Server:2001]]></log4j:message>
<log4j:throwable><![CDATA[java.rmi.ConnectIOException: error during JRMP connection establishment; nested exception is:
    java.net.SocketException: Connection reset
    at sun.rmi.transport.tcp.TCPChannel.createConnection(Unknown Source)
    at sun.rmi.transport.tcp.TCPChannel.newConnection(Unknown Source)
    at sun.rmi.server.UnicastRef.newCall(Unknown Source)
    at sun.rmi.registry.RegistryImpl_Stub.lookup(Unknown Source)
    at java.rmi.Naming.lookup(Unknown Source)
    at com.cimmetry.jvueserver.JVueServerConsole.getManager(Unknown Source)
    at com.cimmetry.jvueserver.JVueServerConsole.access$000(Unknown Source)
    at com.cimmetry.jvueserver.JVueServerConsole$1.run(Unknown Source)
Caused by: java.net.SocketException: Connection reset
    at java.net.SocketInputStream.read(Unknown Source)
    at java.io.BufferedInputStream.fill(Unknown Source)
    at java.io.BufferedInputStream.read(Unknown Source)
    at java.io.DataInputStream.readByte(Unknown Source)
    ... 8 more
]]></log4j:throwable>
</log4j:event>

Changes

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Cause

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