[PC-BSD Dev] AppCafe (and Chromium)

Fabrizio Parrella 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.

Thank you


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.
> Cheers!
> 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
>     rendering.
>     Thank you
>     Fabry
>     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.
>>     HTH
>>     Bridger
>>     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"
>>         Fabry
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