Subject: Re: Firefox plugins
To: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/20/2005 08:53:05
In message <20050820081016.GA15156@colwyn.zhadum.de>, Matthias Scheler writes:
>On Sat, Aug 20, 2005 at 10:04:54AM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 20, 2005 at 08:45:57AM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
>> > Do you use the X11 bundled with NetBSD 3.0_BETA (XFree86 4.5.0) or
>> > something else e.g. Xorg?
>> x.org from pkgsrc (xsrc doesn't support my video card).
>That's probably what causes your problem because I use XFree86 4.5.0.
I had had the same problem; I posted about it in May. Here's a
followup I posted in July:
Subject: Re: firefox-bin on -current?
From: "Steven M. Bellovin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2005 14:02:34 -0400
In message <20050524160658.91FED3BFFF5@berkshire.machshav.com>, "Steven M. Bell
>In message <email@example.com>, Juan RP writes:
>>On Tue, 24 May 2005 09:41:27 -0400
>>"Steven M. Bellovin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Is anyone successfully running firefox-bin 1.0.4 on -current? On my
>>> machines, I'm getting a segmentation fault. (I need the -bin version
>>> because I often can't print from the compiled version -- but that's a
>>> separate problem.)
>>Running fine here:
>>NetBSD Nocturno 3.99.5 NetBSD 3.99.5 (Nocturno) #30: Mon May 23
>>11:15:04 CEST 2005 juan@Nocturno:/home/juan/build/obj/sys/arch/i386/
>>[juan@Nocturno][~]> pkg_info|grep firefox
>>firefox-bin-1.0.4 Lightweight gecko-based web browser (binary package)
>Hmm -- I wonder if it has anything to do with the fact that I use xorg.
1.0.5 is now working for me. I suspect that the fix had less to do
with a new version of firefox than with the problems discussed a few
days ago with xorg and linux emulation fonts (pkg/30690 and 30008)
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb