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Re: Strange firefox behaviour

Hello all,

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T400 with NetBSD 6.0 RC1 installed on it and
I'm using firefox 3.6 installed from binaries. I also noticed the same
behavior but thought, that it was related to my video card.

2012/10/20 D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>:
> On Sat, 20 Oct 2012 07:07:16 -0700 (PDT)
> Paul Goyette <> wrote:
>> I recently upgraded all of my 300+ packages to pkgsrc-2012Q3, and I'm
>> seeing some very wierd stuff in firefox.  It would be nice to know if
>> anyone else has seen anything similar - even nicer if there is a
>> known cure!
>> The worst problem is:
>> At unpredictable times, some of the hyperlinks' text will suddenly be
>> displayed as a solid rectangular area, rather than as text.  Usually,
>> the entire text block is affected, but sometimes it affects only the
>> upper or lower portion.  And usually the solid color is black, but I
>> have seen shades of gray and blue.
> FWIW I am also seeing this.  I thought that it was due to some strange
> video card issue.  I just installed NetBSD -current on this server and
> so I had no previous NetBSD history on it.  I didn't relate it to
> Firefox because I thought I saw it in other programs as well but I
> can't recall them now.  Opera does not seem to have this issue.
> I am going to install Thunderbird and see if that has the same
> behaviour.
> --
> D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
> IM:darcy%Vex.Net@localhost

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