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Re: [K12OSN] Firefox crashes

On Thu, 2007-05-03 at 16:40 -0400, Michael Blinn wrote:
> Disabling JavaScript makes everything work. The Bummer is that the LAMP 
> database I wrote for our staff uses quite a bit of JavaScript, so I 
> can't turn it off for everyone. I think test #2309385 will be to update 
> to v6, which (I think) has a newer xorg, gnome and metacity, and see if 
> it still happens.. at least now we know the root cause.

Unless that site is a requirement, just block it at the server using
squidguard. Then you can leave javascript on.
> (By the way, when you say 'let them know', do you mean filing a bugzilla 
> report?)

Yes. File a bugzilla report. Since it is repeatable on your chipset and
it is a very common chipset, let the firefox devs know. 
> Thank you James & Jim for your help in whittling this down. I'll keep 
> you posted.
> Cheers,
>  Michael
> James P. Kinney III wrote:
> > THAT is interesting! So the browser is crashing the display manager
> > during a nasty load in of javascript.
> >
> > Test #2309384 :)
> >
> > Open firefox, disable javascript and try it again. If it doesn't crash,
> > it's a javascript bug in firefox. Let them know the version and link for
> > the crash.
> >
> > Note: many site have lousy javascript that cause many problems. The real
> > bug is on their end.
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