Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 188004
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:06 EDT
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
crash unexpectedly, but only when beagle extension is included and beagled is
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Kill beagled
2. Start Firefox with beagle extension still in place
I have not sought to investigate how this crash is happening in any detail,
non-existent server seems quite likely to cause problems. Firefox does not
produce any debugging output by default when these crashes occur.
This is problem is related to the stop gap solution employed to counter
bug 183898, which means that beagled is not started by default, and made
worse by bug 186179, which makes beagled difficult to start automatically.
If this problem appears reproducible, then it would seem sensible to remove the
beagle extension from firefox as a stop gap.
I will investigate a little further, one I have finished using Firefox to post
this report :).
Further testing suggests that I am probably wrong to be blaming beagle for this
bug. I have been able to eliminate crashes on some sites by running beagled or
removing the beagle extension to Firefox. However, I am still getting crashes
enabled. Therefore, it appears that my problem lies in Firefox, and beagle was
I am reassigning this to NOTABUG