[PC-BSD Testing] Firefox 3.0.3 horked?
A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Thu Nov 20 08:11:34 PST 2008
>>Arthur - Just tried your sequence on up-to-date i386 and Ff. No
>>such blowup. However the load of an ad was never going to
>>complete. Could not even get a completion for Ff using the stop-load-X.
>>Ff acts strange on the pc-bsd system however. Some videos die in
>>the middle and may or may not restart. Elevator use is odd-
>>herky-jerky, and some other operations seem herky-jerky some of the
>>time. Something is not right. (Opera has some page completion
>>problems that are not predictable also.)
>>I also did the 'horked' sequence on my WinXP with latest Ff. Ads
>>and all came in too fast to see. (Different port on same net
>>router, fast pipe.)
>I just tried it on amd64 with FF 3.0.3, and no crash here. Do you
>think the strangeness may be flash related though? We are using the
>linux version of the Flash plugin right now, and until we get a
>native solution, I think flash will behave a bit weirdly :P
Just did a wipe and fresh install, Firefox works properly now. I am
wondering if it was some setting
in Firefox preferences that could have caused this. I'm going to play
with settings and see if I can
break it. For now, default settings work.
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