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Re: at this point, firefox 3.1 beta 3 is unusable

On Sat, 11 Apr 2009, Nathan Grennan wrote:

> Nathan Grennan wrote:
> > Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > >   first, the two sessions i had up froze solid, which required
> > > "killall firefox".  a new session i started lasted less than 10
> > > seconds before it vanished.
> > >
> > >   time for a different browser, methinks, until this is sorted
> > > out.
> >
> >   I have been using Firefox 3.1b2 and later 3.1b3 on multiple F10
> > x86_64 machines for the last few months. It is remarkably stable,
> > though not perfect. I have seen the random crash here or there.
> > The most reproducible one is going to ted.com. Watch a video, go
> > back or forward. Sometimes it will crash. I suspect it is more
> > flash than Firefox. The version of flash is, and it is
> > 64bit.
>  It seems it is a known flash issue. It even causes issues with Opera.
> http://bugs.adobe.com/jira/browse/FP-1224

  well, that *is* the 64-bit flashplayer that i have installed, so
maybe we've tracked down the cause.


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