[PC-BSD Testing] Firefox 3.0.3 horked?

Arthur Koziol 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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