[PC-BSD Testing] random firefox freezes in RC1 : It does not happen on Linux Ubuntu

Hans Ruhe hansruhe1 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 22:15:40 PDT 2012


Hi Ken
I tested the new Firefox 15.0 and this crash issue does not happen on
Ubuntu Linux.
So the issue is unfortunately related to PCBSD.

I am sorry.

Best regards,
Hans



2012/9/12 Ken Moore <ken at pcbsd.org>

> On 09/12/2012 11:29, Arthur wrote:
>
>> On 09/12/2012 10:02 AM, Chuck Tuffli wrote:
>>
>>> I used update manager to upgrade from PC-BSD 9.0 to the 9.1-RC1 image
>>> and am now experiencing frequent freezes within firefox. Starting
>>> firefox in safe mode doesn't seem to help, but while running it, I
>>> noticed the following messages in the terminal window:
>>>
>>> [506] firefox -safe-mode
>>> Xlib:  extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0".
>>> /usr/pbi/firefox-amd64/lib/**firefox/plugin-container: Undefined symbol
>>> "XRE_InitChildProcess"
>>> /usr/pbi/firefox-amd64/lib/**firefox/plugin-container: Undefined symbol
>>> "XRE_InitChildProcess"
>>> /usr/pbi/firefox-amd64/lib/**firefox/plugin-container: Undefined symbol
>>> "XRE_InitChildProcess"
>>> ...
>>>
>>> There appears to be some correlation between each XRE_InitChildProcess
>>> message and clicking on a tab or scrolling in a window. These messages
>>> repeat about a dozen times.
>>>
>>> Eventually, firefox displays a "Unresponsive script" dialog box (a URL
>>> ending with .js), but clicking the stop script button doesn't seem to
>>> help the issue.
>>>
>>> While all this is happening, the Midori browser doesn't have trouble
>>> displaying the same pages choking firefox.
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>> It is likely related to the ongoing crash work in Firefox bug
>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/**show_bug.cgi?id=774281<https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=774281>or any one of the 136 bugs related to that process
>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/**buglist.cgi?quicksearch=XRE_**
>> InitChildProcess<https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?quicksearch=XRE_InitChildProcess>
>> .
>>
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>
> This is the reason that the Firefox 15.0 PBI has been removed from the
> AppCafe. You should be able to revert to the older (and working) Firefox
> 14.x PBI tomorrow sometime (or the new Firefox-ESR PBI when that hits the
> AppCafe as well).
>
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