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Re: [K12OSN] Firefox crashes



Hmm. Firefox 1.5.0.4 on FC5 x86_64. overstock.com ran just fine. No
crashing. I'll test again from K12LTSP v6 in a bit.

On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 09:21 -0400, Michael Blinn wrote:
>   In the ongoing saga of FireFox crashes, unfortunately this problem
> still exists in FC6 and FF 1.5.0.10. Now, opening only the front page
> of a javascript site like overstock.com will cause a 'xserver failed'
> crash.
> 
> If anyone can expand and add their own experiences, that would be
> great.
> 
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=380869
> 
> -Michael
> 
> James P. Kinney III wrote: 
> > On Thu, 2007-05-03 at 16:40 -0400, Michael Blinn wrote:
> >   
> > > Disabling JavaScript makes everything work. The Bummer is that the LAMP 
> > > database I wrote for our staff uses quite a bit of JavaScript, so I 
> > > can't turn it off for everyone. I think test #2309385 will be to update 
> > > to v6, which (I think) has a newer xorg, gnome and metacity, and see if 
> > > it still happens.. at least now we know the root cause.
> > >     
> > 
> > Unless that site is a requirement, just block it at the server using
> > squidguard. Then you can leave javascript on.
> >   
> > > (By the way, when you say 'let them know', do you mean filing a bugzilla 
> > > report?)
> > >     
> > 
> > Yes. File a bugzilla report. Since it is repeatable on your chipset and
> > it is a very common chipset, let the firefox devs know. 
> >   
> > > Thank you James & Jim for your help in whittling this down. I'll keep 
> > > you posted.
> > > 
> > > Cheers,
> > >  Michael
> > > 
> > > James P. Kinney III wrote:
> > >     
> > > > THAT is interesting! So the browser is crashing the display manager
> > > > during a nasty load in of javascript.
> > > > 
> > > > Test #2309384 :)
> > > > 
> > > > Open firefox, disable javascript and try it again. If it doesn't crash,
> > > > it's a javascript bug in firefox. Let them know the version and link for
> > > > the crash.
> > > > 
> > > > Note: many site have lousy javascript that cause many problems. The real
> > > > bug is on their end.
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