firefox, mozilla, thunderbird segfault

Christopher Beppler lfs at funzi.de
Sun Jul 24 15:01:27 PDT 2005


Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Jul 2005, Christopher Beppler wrote:
> 
> 
>>Hi...
>>
>>I have build a LFS 6.1 and a LFS 6.0. I always followed the book. Every
>>package works perfectly, except for the mozilla packages.
>>
>>I build them with and without optimations, but they always segfault if I
>>run them.
>>
>>root at opteron:/usr/src/mozilla# LC_ALL=C firefox
>>*** nsExtensionManager::_disableObsoleteExtensions - failure, catching
>>exception so finalize window can close
>>/usr/lib/firefox-1.0.6/run-mozilla.sh: line 159:  5403 Segmentation
>>fault      "$prog" ${1+"$@"}
>>
>>Does anybody has an idea what I can do against this?
>>
>>Christopher
>>
> 
> 
> 
>  No obvious suggestions, beyond building gdb (the debugger), running
> them from that, and looking at the backtrace.  Sometimes its helpful
> (once, it showed me that an xmms plugin was segfaulting on a ppc box
> during xmms startup, so I was able to remove the plugin) other times the
> backtrace was apparently corrupt.

thx... I will try...

> 
>  I see your machine is called opteron - is this a 64-bit, multilib, or
> 32-bit system ?

It's a 32bit system (i686-pc-linux-gnu).

> 
> Ken




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