Bug 9953 - Netscape 4.71-4 quits when "starting Java"
Summary: Netscape 4.71-4 quits when "starting Java"
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 2711
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netscape   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
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URL: any URL which invokes Java
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-03-04 05:50 UTC by John F. Kohler
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-04 18:02:14 UTC
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Description John F. Kohler 2000-03-04 05:50:11 UTC
I have found I can cause the browser failure at will.
I can go to a webpage that causes Java to start in my

For example:

find the link


Find the astrological sign (for example)


This causes a JavaScript to be initiated.  My working copy
of Netscape disappears from the screen at this point. the GUI (GNOME)
is unaffected, as is the Linux program and kernal. Netscape can be
restarted and will run flawlessly until another JavaScript is started.

Terminal window message after browser failure is:

[1]+ Bus error         netscape

Very truly,
John F. Kohler
217 Fairlawn Avenue
Daly City, CA

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-03-04 18:02:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2711 ***

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