[CentOS] (Semi-OT) Problems with Firefox

Mon Jan 12 19:35:48 UTC 2009
Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com>

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 1:55 PM, Sam Drinkard <sam at wa4phy.net> wrote:
>    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.

I am running Firefox on CentOS 5.2 (32 bit) (fully updated) and I am
not seeing that problem.

>  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)

Strange messages. I've never seen those.
>    I realize this is not the proper place for FF related >problems, but

If you got FF from CentOS I think it's OK to begin here.

> 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.

Can you verify the Firefox Package, to see that it is or is not corrupted?