[ubuntu-uk] Firefox3 on network
Ammonius.Grammaticus at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 23 16:59:32 BST 2008
Robert McWilliam wrote:
> ...I've had a quick look for how to get more debug output from
> firefox and it looks like it needs recompiling firefox and knowing
> enough about the internals to tell it what you want to know.
Robert >>> It's very good of you to research this. I think the option
of getting more debug output exceeds my skill (and perhaps my
enthusiasm, too!), especially as...
> The sqlite problem with the db being on a network share is due to
> problems locking the db file rather than permissions, and the sqlite
> docs say that locking is broken or not implemented in most NFS
I hadn't come across this, and it's very useful to know. Thanks for the
> ...but it doesn't say which NFS implementations do or don't work so
> it might be worth a try.
So I'll take your advice about this and give it a go with nfs. If that
doesn't work, I think I'll probably adopt the solution of running FF3
from a profile on a jump drive, which has the incidental advantage of
ensuring that you can't try to run two instances of FF3 using the same
network profile simultaneously, as a jump drive does for the profile
what the 'way key' does for single track working on the railway - only
the user that's got the key can proceed.
I probably won't try nfs immediately, as I'll have a bit of setting up
to do first. But I'll report the outcome here in due course, for anyone
who may be interested.
Many thanks for the advice and assistance.
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