[CentOS] firefox-45.6.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64 crashing... unusable

Mon Dec 19 22:14:30 UTC 2016
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

ken wrote:
> On 12/19/2016 11:13 AM, wwp wrote:
>> On Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:04:28 -0500 Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
>>> On 12/19/2016 08:44 AM, ken wrote:
>>>> Last night installed the latest, firefox-45.6.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64.
>>>> > Fired it up this morning and within the first hour it's crashed
>>>> three > times.  That comes to it being usable for about five minutes
>>>> before it > crashes.
>>>> Anyone else getting this?
>>> For what it's worth, in my normal browsing since the update I have not
>>> experienced any crashing.
>> Neither do I, 3 different 64-bit systems.
> I should have mentioned, I open up one window, but multiple tabs...
> looks like about twenty.  That in itself might be the problem.  Or it
> might be one particular webpage which is causing the crash, or a
> combination of two or more.  This system is set up with lots of swap and
> none of it is being used.  Not even half of the 8G RAM is being used.
> The fact remains, however, that Firefox yesterday (the previous version)
> wasn't crashing running the same window with the same webpages running
> in the same tabs.  So some bad code must have appeared in this new
> version.
No one's coming complaining to me, but in the logs, I'm seeing a lot of
plugin-container crashes.