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Re: Does firefox 71 work stably for anyone on amd64 desktops?

I do not have the key management issue, just a moment ago tested it.
This is the latest Firefox 71.0 running under 9.99.26 amd64.

The only build options enabled are 'dbus' and
'official-mozilla-branding'. Sound works perfectly, as well as video -
tested using my own emby server. I have no idea which sound system it
uses, but it works just fine. The machine it is running on at the
moment is a VirtualBox guest, hosted by a Windows 10 laptop, but it
works equally well on the same laptop with -current booted directly.
As far as the 3D in firefox is considered, many months ago it used to
work, the WebGL demos ran; since then it does not, saying that 3D is
not supported by the browser. At  the same time firefox always dumps
core upon startup, but continues and works fine then, with the
following trace:
Core was generated by `firefox'.
Program terminated with signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
#0  0x000071ea44809a41 in pthread_mutex_lock () from /usr/lib/
[Current thread is 1 (process 1)]
(gdb) bt
#0  0x000071ea44809a41 in pthread_mutex_lock () from /usr/lib/
#1  0x000071ea22e9b38c in _mesa_error () from
#2  0x000071ea22eb5776 in _mesa_GetString () from
#3  0x000071ea32fbf051 in ?? () from /usr/pkg/lib/firefox/

This is under VirtualBox, btw.

On Fri, 20 Dec 2019 at 12:31, Mike Pumford <> wrote:
> On 20/12/2019 02:33, Mayuresh wrote:
> > Last version I tried was 69 and was reasonably stable.
> >
> > Something forced an upgrade and firefox 71 is freezing / crashing fairly
> > frequently.
> >
> > I remember, older versions also used to have these problems, but went away
> > after I enabled oss and kept everything else related to audio disabled.
> > This time there is no oss option. So enabled alsa and issues are
> > recurring.
> >
> Not having any particular issues with my 9.0-RC1 system running
> firefox-71 apart from the key management UI issue. I've not disabled
> anything when building. I do see display glitching occasionally that
> sort of look like a cache coherency issue but it is transient and
> doesn't impact stability.
> firefox depends on 3D these days so GPU might matter. I'm running on
> i915drmkms as of last Saturday.
> Xorg log says its:
> [ 40930.944] (--) intel(0): Integrated Graphics Chipset: Intel(R) HD
> Graphics 4600
> There is a way to disable 3d in firefox  but I can't remember what that
> is. Will see if I can hook up sound and do a test of that later.
> Mike


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