8.10 beta dies when I run Firefox, Xorg problem
cl at isbd.net
Tue Oct 7 21:26:44 UTC 2008
On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 03:59:42PM -0500, Anna EdwARds wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 21:55:29 +0100
> > From: cl at isbd.net
> > To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Subject: 8.10 beta dies when I run Firefox, Xorg problem
> > I have just installed Ubuntu 8.10 beta on a newly put together
> > computer, it went amazingly smoothly and easily.
> > However when I run Firefox the video drivers appear to go bang, it
> > just dies completely giving me a blank screen. Looking at the Xorg
> > error file it's obviously lost the plot completely.
> > The motherboard is an Intel one with a G45 video chip set.
> > Any ideas what to do, get latest versions?
> > --
> > Chris Green
> Ok. I know that this may be an obvious no, but what the heck. Are you
> willing to go with a different web browser? Many alternatives exist.
Well yes, but I don't think it's really a Firefox issue, I think it's
a X issue. I suspect that *anything* that exercises the video quite
hard will make it fall over.
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