Firefox Segmentation Fault

Wulfy wulfmann at
Wed Jul 16 21:03:19 UTC 2008

Darryl Tidd wrote:
> Hi all, I'm running Firefox 3 on Ubuntu 8.04.
> When I go to Yahoo mail I Firefox shuts down, not the only website this 
> happens on, but I don't remember the others at this time.  So, I start 
> Firefox from a terminal and when it shuts down the terminal says 
> Segmentation Fault.  Sometimes it shows this message: (firefox:4957): 
> GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_object_unref: assertion `G_IS_OBJECT 
> (object)' failed
> Segmentation fault
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> Darryl
I've been getting the Segmentation Faults, too, but the error message is 

** (firefox:19097): WARNING **: Exception in gr::RangeSegment

It's repeated multiple times in a *normal* run of FF3.  Sometimes I get 
the Segmentation Fault.  Mostly, the error display (which includes a lot 
of lines about loading stuff and a memory dump) just stops in mid-line 
and FF freezes.

This started when I had to reinstall due to a motherboard failure.  
Before that, FF3 had been working fine, though I don't know if the 
"normal" error messages were apprearing as I only started running it 
from the terminal to see why it kept crashing after the reinstall.



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