Thunderbird-3.0b3 doesn't close cleanly on Fedora 11
johndthompson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 15:28:20 UTC 2009
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On 07/29/2009 04:36 AM, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Tuesday 28 July 2009 21:29:50 John Thompson wrote:
>> I just updated to Fedora 11 and got TB-3.0b3 in the package. It works,
>> but when I close the program it immediately pegs one of the cpu cores at
>> 100% and stays that way until I manually kill the thunderbird process.
>> It even does this in "safe-mode" so I don't think it's an extension issue.
>> Anyone else see this, or have a fix/work-around?
> Yes, both with Thunderbird and Firefox on my netbook. Even worse, closing
> Thunderbird let it running and, apparently, an instance of Firefox that I had
> not started. I had to kill both. Very strange. The good news is that a
> recent update seems to have got rid of the Firefox oddity. The bad news is
> that Thunderbird still isn't closing down properly.
> Even stranger. This laptop and that netbook run
> thunderbird-3.0-2.3.beta2.fc11.i586 yet the problem doesn't occur on this
I *think* I may have tracked down the problem, at least on my system.
I'm using F11-x86_64 and it appears nspluginwrapper hasn't properly
wrapped any of my 32-bit plugins. In any case, I used the "Config
Editor" to toggle "application.use_ns_plugin_finder" to "false" and it
appears to have fixed things. Is your netbook running 64-bit Fedora?
- -John (john at os2.dhs.org)
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