[PC-BSD Dev] AppCafe (and Chromium)
kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Feb 13 12:12:43 PST 2013
On 02/13/2013 15:08, Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
> 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
That *should* fix it, I'm using the latest Chrome PBI from last night,
and it seems the issue is corrected now, hasn't re-appeared anyway.
> 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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