Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 499188
Xserver stops responding when a large image is opened in firefox
Last modified: 2018-04-11 03:13:49 EDT
Description of problem:
When I open a big (6000x4000) JPEG/PNG image in firefox, xserver stops responding to every input (keys, mouse cliscs, capslock/numlock, even ctrl-alt-backspace and ctrl-alt-delete). Mouse cursor still moves but I can't click anything.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a jpeg image 6000x4000 with something in it (empty white square doesn't work, fill it with random lines etc)
2. open in firefox
xserver stops respindig
working xserver, killed firefox if it misbehaves, but X must run
Firefox version probably doesn't matter - tested with
and 3.0.10 downloaded from upstream.
Both with clean profile and -safe-mode.
Loading large images works on current F10.
Created attachment 342473 [details]
Created attachment 342474 [details]
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major updates in various components of the Xorg system, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their packages. For packages from updates-testing repository you can use command
yum upgrade --enablerepo='*-updates-testing'
Alternatively, you can also try to test whether this bug is reproducible with the upcoming Fedora 12 distribution by downloading LiveMedia of F12 Beta available at http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ . By using that you get all the latest packages without need to install anything on your computer. For more information on using LiveMedia take a look at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD .
Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.
If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
[This is a bulk message for all open Fedora Rawhide Xorg-related bugs. I'm adding myself to the CC list for each bug, so I'll see any comments you make after this and do my best to make sure every issue gets proper attention.]
Fixed for me.
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