[CentOS] Centos 5.8: starting firefox-16.0.1 kills X

fred smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Thu Oct 18 16:10:32 EDT 2012


On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 01:51:59PM -0600, Zube wrote:
> On Thu Oct 18 03:43:40 PM, fred smith wrote:
> 
> > > That doesn't look good ...
> > 
> > No, it doesn't. Perhaps I need to reinstall the Nvidia driver.
> > but it's weird that everything seems to just work except for FF 16.0.1.
> 
> Confirmed.
> 
> FF 16.0.1 from the mozilla site crashes X on CentOS 5.8 32-bit and
> 64-bit if the latest NVIDIA drivers are installed (304.51).  If the
> older drivers (295.71) are used, it seems to be OK.  It's also OK if
> the NVIDIA drivers are not used.  Also seems to be OK on CentOS 6.3.
> I haven't tried older revisions of the 304 series driver.

but I'm using 290.10, and have been for a few months. it just now
started doing this. very strange.

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                              Christ died for us.
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