[Bug 230808] [NEW] epiphany-gecko crashed with SIGSEGV in __kernel_vsyscall()

Launchpad Bug Tracker 230808 at bugs.launchpad.net
Mon May 26 08:16:38 UTC 2008

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Binary package hint: epiphany-browser

Since upgrading to Hardy, Epiphany keeps crashing, say  about once  a

It generally seems random, with no obvious cause, but managed to find a
way to reproduce the particular crash that his apport bug report refers
to. Hopefully fixing this particular crash will also fix all the others
that I can't find a pattern to.

To reproduce this bug:

1) visit this web page:


2) Increase the fon size using the keyboard shortcut: Control + "+".

This causes Epiphany to crash either instantly, or following a minute or
two of hanging.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu May 15 20:10:03 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/epiphany-gecko
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: epiphany-gecko
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcCmdline: epiphany-gecko
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: epiphany-browser
 __kernel_vsyscall ()
 raise () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libpthread.so.0
 ?? () from /usr/lib/xulrunner-1.9b5/libxul.so
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
Title: epiphany-gecko crashed with SIGSEGV in __kernel_vsyscall()
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-16-generic i686
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout dip fax floppy fuse lpadmin plugdev scanner tape vboxusers video

** Affects: xulrunner-1.9 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Medium
         Status: New

** Tags: apport-crash apport-failed-retrace
epiphany-gecko crashed with SIGSEGV in __kernel_vsyscall()
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