After update Thunderbird crashs constantly

Wade Smart wadesmart at
Sun Mar 2 00:17:13 UTC 2008

Wade Smart wrote:
> Peter l Jakobi wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 01, 2008 at 04:17:05PM -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> Wade Smart wrote:
>>>> Did anyone notice that after the Thunderbird update today that 
>>>> Thunderbird is now crashing constantly? Ok, crashing is not the word. 
>>>> When I send a email it just disappears - the entire app. When I check 
>>>> mail, move mail to any folder, try to add a new calendar event - it just 
>>>> goes away.
>> Karl wrote:
>>> always. If you haven't rebooted since the update do that right now.
>> Karl, you shouldn't need to reboot due to updates, unless you've changed
>> the kernel and want to use the newly installed one immediately.
>> Everything else should at most require a start/stop script or login/logout
>> when X / gdm / ... has been updates. Of course, a reboot subsumes all that.
>> To Wade: No thunderbird probs with the update on 64bit.
>> (though I'm maybe 40 days late with an kernel-upgrade-related reboot -
>> not  much  of  a  concern,  as  this  box  is  neither  firewall   nor
>> media-"endangered").
> 03012008 1748 GMT-6
> I hardly ever reboot but I went ahead and did it and so far - no more
> crashes.
> Wade

03012008 1816 GMT-6

Ok. This does sound a bit crazy but - firefox and thunderbird are 
crashing randomly. Like, Im sitting here reading and a paragraph and 
both just go completely away.


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