[SATLUG] SeaMonkey (Mozilla) Browser Crash

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 11:16:12 CDT 2008


Howard Haradon wrote:
> Hello,  This AM I had 2 unexplained crashes (the
> window just disappeared) of my internet browser.
> I have recently installed Puppy 4.0 with kernel  2.6.21.7.
> and use SeaMonkey 1.1.11, Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U;
> Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8.1.16).  This SeaMonkey
> version is the newest stable ver. that I installed using
> the .tar file from their web site.  It did not come thru
> Puppy's package manager.  BTW, Synaptic or
> apt seem to be missing in Puppy as well as any
> complete repository system ??
> 
> Anyway, I poked around and found only one
> message after each crash that might point to the
> problem in /tmp/xerrs.log :
> 
> /usr/local/seamonkey/run-mozilla.sh: line 131:  2142
> Segmentation fault      "$prog" ${1+"$@"}
> EXIT="Ready"
> 
> Both time the message was the same.
> 
> At the time of these problems, I was fussing with an
> email reply in Gmail, fumbling the arrow keys, CTRL,
> and/or the Ins key on a standard desktop keyboard.
> I have tried several key combos, but cannot duplicate
> the crash.  I had some memory problems earlier on this
> PC, but have done extensive test of its current DRAM,
> and they *look* solid.

I have been using seamonkey 1.1.11 since July 22 without problem, but I built it 
from source instead of downloading a binary.  To me, the most likely cause of 
the problem is a plugin or library.  What plugins do you have?

   -- Bruce



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