Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439773
Seamonkey/Mozilla doesn't start and then gives Segmantation fault
Last modified: 2013-04-02 00:21:48 EDT
Description of problem:
When I start Seamonkey (Mozilla) by typing "mozilla" nothing happened. I was
just getting the prompt back again immediatelly. I have noticed that the
/usr/lib/seamonkey-1.0.9 directory is missing from ld.so.conf and the
mozilla-bin is reporting missing libxcompat.so library however it is on the
system. I have added this path to ld.so.conf, jave run ldconfig -v and now the
library can be found.
Now I'm getting "Segmentation fault" when I'm starting mozilla.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
seamonkey 1.0.9 r15.el4
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Type in "mozilla" on the command prompt.
An error "Segmantation fault" appears.
Seamonkey/Mozilla starts up.
I am connecting remotely via SSH to the server with XForwarding on from a Fedora
workstation. Other programs which use X11 are displaying on the workstation's
Sorry. The library name was libxpcom.so not libxcompat.so.
Created attachment 299709 [details]
I'm attaching the output from the sysreport utility.
Can you additionally attach a gdb backtrace, please?
I have installed additionally the whole GNOME Desktop Environment with all
dependencies, started Mozilla/Seamonkey locally on the console and now it also
starts up when I connect remotelly. I'm puzzled...
Just courious: How do I make a "gdb backtrace"? I guess I need a core file for
First install gdb and seamonkey-debuginfo if it is not, and then run
Type 'run' at the prompt to start the application and make it crash. Entering
'bt' will provide a backtrace.
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