[Bug 247682] Re: beta flash/ firefox crash

John Vivirito gnomefreak at gmail.com
Sat Jul 12 09:12:45 UTC 2008

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Conn wrote:
> I am currently running Intrepid (also using Flash v10 beta 2) and I
> can confirm this behaviour, using Firefox 3. Another site that
> crashes 100% reproducibly: http://polidics.com/
> Tested on two computers, a) Dell Inspiron 510m - Pentium M, Intel
> 855GM; b) Dell Dimension 1100 - Intel Celeron, NVIDIA 5200 PCI.
> Steps to reproduce: 1. Visit http://polidics.com
> Results: 1. Firefox immediately crashes with a segmentation fault
> (no debug messages).
> Tested the following scenarios: 1. With compiz & without any
> compositing managers - no difference 2. With & without
> libflashsupport (see bug #192888) - no difference 3. With & without
> pulse_pcm configuration (see bug #198453) - no difference 4. With &
> without "hardware acceleration" enabled within Flash preferences -
> no difference
> The previous version of Flash v10 (beta 1) worked reliably, without
> crashes on these sites, under two conditions: 1) when using the
> pulse_pcm ALSA plugins without libflashsupport 2) without pulse_pcm
> configuration set or libflashsupport (bypasses PulseAudio and only
> works when PulseAudio server is suspended)
> Conclusion: a) This bug is a regression that occurred between beta
> 1 and beta 2 of Flash v10. b) These crashes are *not* related to
> PulseAudio, so please do not mark as a duplicate of #192888.
Please remove all firefox extensions ALL OF YOU SEEING THIS. and start
with a clean profile. In Hardy and Intrepid i get the site and it
works fine. will attach a screen shot of the Hardy one since Intrepid
is same for me.

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Sincerely Yours,
    John Vivirito

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