[CentOS] A bit more on the Firefox 3.5.issue

David G. Miller dave at davenjudy.org
Tue Aug 11 17:06:52 UTC 2009

Ron Blizzard <rb4centos at ...> writes:

> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 8:46 PM, Johnny Hughes<johnny at ...> wrote:
> > I have Firefox 3.5 (the mozilla.com version) on CentOS 5.3 using an
> > Intel card and it has caused X to restart on a couple of occasions.
> >
> > I am shifting back to the 3.0 version in the repo.
> A great test page for the bug it is right on CentOS.org. If you go to...
> http://wiki.centos.org/Newsletter
> ...and choose one of the three "Published Issues" links of the CentOS
> Pulse it'll crash every time (if you've got the problem). When I had
> Firefox 3.5 on my computer it either rebooted (or sometimes logged
> out) -- but it works fine under 3.0.12. I had my brother test it, and
> it crashed for him, too. The only other links I had trouble when using
> Firefox 3.5 were on eBay.
> I have no idea what's on these pages that would trigger this problem.
I just checked the links with FF 3.5.2 under Fedora Core 11 and they open just
fine.  This would seem to narrow the problem down to FF 3.5 on CentOS 5.3. 
Perhaps someone with a CentOS 4.X could give it a try (assuming FF 3.5 will
install on CentOS 4.x).


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