“Operation Aborted” error in Internet Explorer

A recent change to Google Maps brought this gremlin to the hobomap and many other Google Maps API users also. I found the explanation at Mapki. The cardinal sin is putting the map-creating javascript inside a <div> or other tag. It has to be right before the closing body tag. This is a bit painful…

FRM-40815: Variable GLOBAL.LOCATION_IND does not exist

This is a typical error from the software I’m working with these days, Sungard SCT’s Banner, a “collegiate administrative solution”. We’ve been living with this particular error, which pops up regularly on one of the most used forms in the system, at Colorado State University for months, with no end in sight. This error includes…

assertion failed

(gxine:3834): GLib-CRITICAL **: file ghash.c: line 225 (g_hash_table_lookup): assertion `hash_table != NULL’ failed (gxine:3834): libgnomevfs-WARNING **: Internal error: the configuration system was not initialized. Did you call _gnome_vfs_configuration_init? (gxine:3834): GLib-CRITICAL **: file ghash.c: line 225 (g_hash_table_lookup): assertion `hash_table != NULL’ failed (gxine:3834): libgnomevfs-WARNING **: Internal error: the configuration system was not initialized. Did you call…

buffer_jdirty (bh)

Assertion failure in journal_commit_transaction() at commit.c:535: “buffer_jdirty (bh)” Came in to find this message on our trusty dual-processor database server this morning. It’s on RedHat’s errata page, the first fix for 7.3, a problem with the Symmetric Multiprocessor Kernel. The annoying thing is that the kernel with just that fix is no longer available, they…