[PC-BSD Dev] AppCafe (and Chromium)
fabrizio at bibivu.com
Wed Feb 13 12:08:50 PST 2013
I just removed the current one, cleared my config/chromium folder
restarted and installed _1 and I do see a great improvement in speed.
Hopefully I won't see the white pages again.
On 02/13/2013 14:28, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
> Apologies, I should have mentioned that a reboot was necessary to
> reset the memory leak (which was caused by the bad library in the
> Chromium PBI). So, uninstall old PBI, install _1 PBI, and restart.
> Hopefully someone who has a better grasp of the situation will prevent
> me from confusing things further.
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 2:24 PM, Fabrizio Parrella
> <fabrizio at bibivu.com <mailto:fabrizio at bibivu.com>> wrote:
> I did update to the _1 and nothing, I did remove the old and
> reinstall the new and still nothing..
> I am going to open the thread and see if maybe there is something
> I can do to figure out if there is another library breaking the
> Thank you
> On 02/13/2013 14:19, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
>> Hi Fabry,
>> This sounds similar to my problem here
>> (http://forums.pcbsd.org/showthread.php?t=19296). Deleting the
>> Chromium PBI and reinstalling 24.0.1312.57_1 (note the _1) seems
>> to have fixed the problem. Kris explains the cause in the forum
>> thread, but to give it a rough summation: there was a bad library
>> hanging out in Chromium. He removed it & it seems to have fixed
>> the issue.
>> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 2:15 PM, Fabrizio Parrella
>> <fabrizio at bibivu.com <mailto:fabrizio at bibivu.com>> wrote:
>> Sometime the App Cafe while it is checking for updates
>> reaches 100% cpu usage, when I go and check what is going on
>> I see that it is trying to fetch from URLs that are not
>> currently open from the firewall/proxy or unreachable.
>> When this happens other 3 things at the same time happen too:
>> - Opening the AppCafe results in a grey/white page screen,
>> seems all scrambled and no icons or anything shows, only the
>> Top menu
>> - Chromium stop displaying the rendered page, the menu
>> works, the tabs do have the icons, if I move the mouse around
>> the "white page" I see the cursor change and if I click I do
>> see the URL change and pages get called.
>> - LibreOffice and Open Office do not open right away, I have
>> to click on them at least twice, then kill the first process
>> and the second one open.
>> Those things always happen at the same time, I am not sure if
>> the hanging of the fetch is the cause or a symptom. The only
>> way to recover from this status is to restart the computer.
>> Closing/Reopening the programs do not work. When I close the
>> program all the processes are closed as well.
>> I tried to remove the content of the /tmp folder and /var/tmp
>> paying attention to the files needed by LXDE, but no success.
>> I even tried to remove my chromium folder thinking it was
>> chromium the problem, but again nothing. I did remove the
>> config, uninstalled chromium, close App Cafe and the Update
>> Manager, reinstalled chromium, still nothing, Log-Out and
>> Log back in... nothing...
>> I am reverting to Firefox for now, but it is a lot slower
>> rendering the pages and I am forced to close it every few
>> hours as the memory consumption gets too high.
>> I really do not think this is a chromium issue, but most
>> likely some library gets "messed up"
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