[CentOS] (Semi-OT) Problems with Firefox

Sam Drinkard sam at wa4phy.net
Tue Jan 13 10:05:52 UTC 2009



William L. Maltby wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 13:55 -0500, Sam Drinkard wrote:
>   
>> List,
>>
>>     After I think the last or next to last update to firefox, I started 
>> seeing some problems, wherein I no longer have a "back" function on any 
>> pages or tabs.  Also, I get some kind of strange message....
>>
>>
>>  "Assertion Failed ASSERT:***Search:_installLocation: engine has no 
>> file! Stack Trace: 0 ENSURE_WARN(false,_installLocation: engine has no 
>> file!.2147500037) 
>> 1:()2:()3:()4:90:epsGetAttr([objectObject],hidden)5:906:907:currentEngine() 
>> 8:get_currentEngine()9:updateDisplay() 10:init() 11:([object XULElement],0)
>>
>>     I realize this is not the proper place for FF related problems, but 
>> thought I'd ask if someone else has seen something like this happen.  
>> Prior to the last 2 updates, FF appeared to be working properly, and all 
>> the forward/back buttons worked.
>>
>> Assistance would be mighty helpful..
>>     
>
> What you running? I've got all the latest on my 5.x 386 system w/NP.
>
> Regardless, I don't really know enough to help, but I thought knowing
> that mine worked might lead you somewhere. Maybe an rpm --verify? Maybe
> something got krunked during update? Bad download?, etc.
>
>   
>> Thanks
>>
>> Sa,
>> <snip sig stuff>
>>     
>
> HTH
>   
My apologies.. it's an x86_64 box with 5.2 fully updated as of 
yesterday.  Prior to the previous two updates of FF I encountered no 
problems.

Sam



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