Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 455970
Firefox 220.127.116.11 repeatedly crashes with gecko bug (5 times 30 mins)
Last modified: 2008-12-20 16:29:05 EST
Description of problem:
Apologies if this is the wrong section
Firefox for no particular reason crashes and creates gecko-bugreport file. There
normally more than one tab open and I'm accessing a mixture of intranet and
internet sites; normally this happens to me randomly (with no obvious pattern)
at least once a day. Today it has occurred 5 x in half an hour and it is driving
me up the wall!!!
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):18.104.22.168
Difficult - appears to occur randomly
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open Firefox (my home page is an iGoogle page -that is probably the only
constant among the web pages I access)
2.After different time spans (up 10 mins) firefox crashes - with gecko-bugreport
Please find attached concatenated gecko-bugreports
Created attachment 312204 [details]
x 5 gecko bugreports concatenated together
Update: It appears that my intranet page to my FreeNAS box often causes the
crash the most, when sending/saving changes through the webgui. Obviously most
of the FreeNAS web pages are php driven.
Thanks for the bug report. Unfortunately, the bugreport you send is almost
useless (Mozilla still doesn't provide distribution-specific analysis tool).
Could you please try to collect debugging information in the old-fashioned way,
First of all, could we get output of the command
rpm -qa *xulrun* *firefox* *mozilla* *flash* *plugin*
Please also install firefox-debuginfo (debuginfo-install is from
Then run firefox with a parameter -g. That will start firefox running inside of
gdb debugger. Then use command run and do whatever you did to make firefox
crash. When it happens, you should go back to the gdb and run
(gdb) thread apply all backtrace
This produces usually many screens of the text. Copy all of them into a text
editor and attach the file to the bug as an uncompressed attachment.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 312701 [details]
Debug backtrace from Firefox 22.214.171.124
Here you go:
Below is the output from rpm command:
Please note this was done on the 23/07/2008
Attached is the debug backtrace from the 26/07/2008 - never ran one before - but
I think this ran OK. Interestingly the bug message came up as I exited the program.
Created attachment 312725 [details]
Firefox 126.96.36.199 on crash
This was created from when Firefox did crash as opposed to the last attachment
(26/07/08) which created the bug report on exit.
Created attachment 313232 [details]
x3 tabs open
Can you please try official firefox binary from mozilla.org? (http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/)
I mean the latest firefox version - firefox 3.0.3
Reporter, could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
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