Firefox blocks my firefox in hoary ubuntu
dark_paw at optusnet.com.au
Wed May 4 09:34:53 UTC 2005
Christoph Bier wrote:
>>I am having this firefox lockup problem as well. It seems to be certain
>>websites will trigger it. My gnome screen completely freezes except for
>>my mouse which will move all around with no problems but does not
>>actually let me click anything. The keyboard vanishes and I can't even
>>get a terminal window. The only way to get to the machine is log in
>>remotely and kill gnome or the X server.
>Are you really sure it only happens with firefox? At first I also
>thought it was firefox, because firefox was one of the first
>application to use on that PC. So I stopped using firefox and
>everything seemed to be ok for some sessions (short sessions,
>because it's only the experimental PC until it works reliable). But
>then again the GUI froze also using an xterm or synaptic.
>>Hardware - amd64 3000 with Nvidia 4400MX AGP video
>So you use the nv driver, too? Maybe one should try the VESA driver
>to see if the nv driver is to blame for the crashes. I'll check this
If you're using the nvidia driver, try turning off RenderAccel in xorg.conf.
Identifier "NVIDIA Corporation NV18 [GeForce4 MX 4000 AGP 8x]"
Option "RenderAccel" "false"
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