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Re: Firefox segfaults
2009/4/9 markus schnalke <meillo%marmaro.de@localhost>:
> I switched from Debian to NetBSD some weeks ago. The installation was
> no problem and I already set up most of the software I need.
> However, I have this problem that Firefox segfaults quite often. In my
> eyes this is surprising cause I use the stable branch. Maybe I did
> something wrong.
> Firefox crashes only in few cases during browsing (this is probably
> related to flash or the like). But it crashes quite frequently when
> restoring the previous session on a new startup. It even crashes then
> if this session was usable before the shutdown.
> It goes as follows: I start Firefox. The ``restore previous session''-
> window appears. I say: Yes restore. Two windows with about 10 tabs
> each open and start to load. (I have a slow Internet connection, 384k
> down, thus it takes a while.) Some websites are already loaded, some
> still load ... then it crashes.
> I usually can get it to run if I close some of the tabs very quickly,
> but this is just try and error.
> It would be great to receive some help
> further information:
> $ uname -a
> NetBSD pantheon.schnalke.local 4.0.1 NetBSD 4.0.1 (GENERIC) #0: Tue
> Oct 7 22:58:48 PDT 2008
> $ /usr/pkg/sbin/pkg_info | grep firefox
> firefox-188.8.131.52 Lightweight gecko-based web browser
> mplayer-plugin-firefox-3.55 Mplayer plug-in for firefox
> $ gdb
> (gdb) core-file firefox-bin.core
> Core was generated by `firefox-bin'.
> Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
> #0 0xbb0d523f in ?? ()
Why didn't you install firefox3? Have you tried to install it?
From which release of pkgsrc did you install your software ?
I had similar problems with 4.0.1 amd64, but not with 4.01 i386. Of
course, flash made firefox crash but not more than usually.
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