[OpenIndiana-discuss] Firefox Crashes

Alexander Pyhalov alp at rsu.ru
Wed Mar 26 12:11:55 UTC 2014

On 03/26/2014 14:24, Jonathan Adams wrote:
> I'm interested if anyone else has an issue like mine ...
> I am running OI hipster on a majority "Intel" laptop (Intel network, Intel
> graphics, etc.) and there are sites that just crash and burn my browser if
> I try going to them. I assumed that it was something to do with the
> hardware acceleration that is built into Firefox misbehaving ... even
> though I have disabled acceleration (as far as I can see) in Firefox itself
> ...
> Sites like maps.google.co.uk, and a few others seem to have this problem
> ... I can just avoid using them mostly.
> If I run Firefox at the prompt it always comes up with the message
> "ATTENTION: default value of option force_s3tc_enable overridden by
> environment." before it coredumps.
> I have managed to reduce the test case though down to:
> 1) Opening Firefox
> 2) going to "about:support"
> Does anyone else have this issue, does anyone have any ideas on what I
> could do to fix it?

Hello, Jonathan.
I don't see this issue on FF 17.0.11 which comes with /hipster. Can you 
reproduce the issue when all plugins are disabled?
Best regards,
Alexander Pyhalov,
system administrator of Computer Center of Southern Federal University

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