[Bug 1278062] Re: firefox crashes on startup (but apparently layunched properly to enable me to post this)

Phill Whiteside phillw at phillw.net
Fri Apr 25 10:31:06 UTC 2014


Please read back and install the newer lxsession :)

Regards,

Phill.


On 25 April 2014 07:39, Stego <stegomon at web.de> wrote:

> On Ubuntu trusty with Unity i notice that nearly every time i start
> firefox, it crashes. when i submit the crash report and restart it, it
> works again. what can we do to simplify the bugfixing process?
>
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> Title:
>   firefox crashes on startup (but apparently layunched properly to
>   enable me to post this)
>
> Status in "firefox" package in Ubuntu:
>   Confirmed
> Status in "lxsession" package in Ubuntu:
>   Fix Released
>
> Bug description:
>   I tried launching from a terminal window after the first crash and got
>   this:
>
>   ~$ firefox
>
>   (process:2974): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion
> 'sys_page_size == 0' failed
>   Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>   ~$
>
>
>   ====================
>   ~$ lsb_release -rd
>   Description:  Ubuntu Trusty Tahr (development branch)
>   Release:      14.04
>
>   ~$ apt-cache policy firefox
>   firefox:
>     Installed: 25.0+build3-0ubuntu0.13.10.1
>     Candidate: 25.0+build3-0ubuntu0.13.10.1
>     Version table:
>    *** 25.0+build3-0ubuntu0.13.10.1 0
>           500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64
> Packages
>           100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
>   ~$
>
>   ProblemType: Crash
>   DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
>   Package: firefox 25.0+build3-0ubuntu0.13.10.1
>   ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-8.27-generic 3.13.2
>   Uname: Linux 3.13.0-8-generic x86_64
>   AddonCompatCheckDisabled: False
>   ApportVersion: 2.13.2-0ubuntu2
>   Architecture: amd64
>   AudioDevicesInUse:
>    USER        PID ACCESS COMMAND
>    /dev/snd/controlC0:  a          1919 F.... pulseaudio
>   BuildID: 20131028112446
>   CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'iw'
>   Channel: Unavailable
>   CrashCounter: 1
>   CurrentDesktop: LXDE
>   Date: Sun Feb  9 05:43:26 2014
>   ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
>   ForcedLayersAccel: False
>   IfupdownConfig:
>    # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8)
>    auto lo
>    iface lo inet loopback
>   InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-11-22 (78 days ago)
>   InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" - Alpha amd64 (20131102)
>   IpRoute:
>    default via 192.168.0.1 dev wlan0  proto static
>    192.168.0.0/24 dev wlan0  proto kernel  scope link  src 192.168.0.101
>  metric 9
>   MostRecentCrashID: bp-3359569a-fc3a-40e2-978d-e68d72120711
>   PrefSources:
>    prefs.js
>
>  [Profile]/extensions/{3d7eb24f-2740-49df-8937-200b1cc08f8a}/defaults/preferences/flashblock.js
>
>  [Profile]/extensions/{0545b830-f0aa-4d7e-8820-50a4629a56fe}/defaults/preferences/defaults.js
>   ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
>   Profiles: Profile0 (Default) - LastVersion=25.0/20131028112446
>   RelatedPackageVersions: gecko-mediaplayer 1.0.8-4ubuntu1
>   RfKill:
>    0: phy0: Wireless LAN
>         Soft blocked: no
>         Hard blocked: no
>   RunningIncompatibleAddons: False
>   SegvAnalysis: Skipped: missing required field "Disassembly"
>   Signal: 11
>   SourcePackage: firefox
>   SubmittedCrashIDs: bp-3359569a-fc3a-40e2-978d-e68d72120711
>   UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
>   UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo
>   dmi.bios.date: 02/17/2009
>   dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
>   dmi.bios.version: 5.12
>   dmi.board.name: NutMeg
>   dmi.board.vendor: PEGATRON CORPORATION
>   dmi.board.version: 1.02
>   dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
>   dmi.chassis.type: 3
>   dmi.chassis.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
>   dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
>   dmi.modalias:
> dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr5.12:bd02/17/2009:svnHP-Pavilion:pnFQ578AAR-ABAs3707c:pvr:rvnPEGATRONCORPORATION:rnNutMeg:rvr1.02:cvnHewlett-Packard:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
>   dmi.product.name: FQ578AAR-ABA s3707c
>   dmi.sys.vendor: HP-Pavilion
>
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