Thin Clients freezing in Firefox

Jim Kronebusch jim at
Fri Aug 31 16:22:39 BST 2007

On Fri, 31 Aug 2007 10:16:44 -0500, Jim Kronebusch wrote
> We have had thin clients randomly freezing when in Firefox.  I found a website 
> I can hit to repeat the problem:
> The site loads about half of the photos then freezes.  It turns out the photos 
> total just under 5MB on this page.  When I hit them on a full desktop running 
> edubuntu it works just fine.
> When the clients freezes, everything freezes.  No more keyboard, mouse,
>  nothing.  I have to power down, kill the processes, then boot back up.
> I am running Edubuntu Feisty with all current updates.  Any ides to help track 
> this down would be very appreciated.

Upon further review it appears this is the only process left when the client freezes:

7245 	jhansen 	0.0 % 	10:14 	/usr/lib/libgconf2-4/gconfd-2 12

So it seems as though the entire session crashes.

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