[PC-BSD Testing] npviewer processes run amok

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Aug 3 06:48:10 PDT 2010


On 08/03/2010 09:01, Koziol, Arthur wrote:
> I think this was resolved in 3.6.8.
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> From: testing-bounces at lists.pcbsd.org on behalf of Jeff
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> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] npviewer processes run amok
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> I noticed with Firefox (3.6.7) that many npviewer.bin processes are spawned and don't go away - each one sucking up between 33MB and 276MB !  I have 40 of these running right now. Just Google it and you'll find everyone is having this problem that apparently is caused by a buggy Flash player.
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> This thread<http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=15749>   (http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=15749) suggests using scripts and cron to periodically kill these processes.
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> Any advice?
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> ...Jeff
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It does seem better in 3.6.8 here anyway :) Waiting for one last PBI to 
finish building, then I'll be uploading 3.6.8 to the mirrors.


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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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