Firefox help needed

Seth Hoogeboom dragonrider66 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 23:14:09 GMT 2010


I would try Chrome, it probably won't have that problem.

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 6:52 AM, Brian McKee <brian.mckee at gmail.com> wrote:

> you could consider ies4linux for just that page. epiphany or opera
> might work too.
>
> On 2/16/10, dofinch-smokie at yahoo.co.uk <dofinch-smokie at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > Here's an oddball. I'd really appreciate some help.
> >
> > My network uses a wireless router which works fine in
> > almost all respects. It's managed using a web-browser and
> > here there IS a problem.
> >
> > The firmware sends html pages to the browser and uses
> > Javascript. Unfortunately there is a bug in the firmware
> > which causes the device to send html which tries to define a
> > Javascript function without a name! Here is the code snippet:
> >
> > function (F)
> > {
> >     if (F.wl_passphrase.value == "")
> >     {
> >         alert("Please enter a Passphase!");
> >         F.wl_passphrase.focus();
> >         return false;
> >     }
> >         F.submit();
> > }
> >
> > I am running Firefox 3.6.2pre under Ubuntu 9.10. When the
> > browser encounters this declaration it writes a syntax error
> > in the Error Console and seems to stop doing Javascript.
> > Anyway the page only partially loads. Exactly the same
> > behavior occurs with the previous version (3.5) that I was
> > running.
> >
> > If I copy the page source to disk and delete the above
> > snippet, the page loads properly into Firefox.
> >
> > Now here's the HARD part. IE7 carries on executing
> > Javascript after encountering this syntax error.
> >
> > There is NO firmware upgrade available to me for this
> > router! Aaaaaaggggghhhhh! So I'm having to boot up an
> > ancient Windoze to manage my router!! So here's where I
> > would be grateful for lots of help!!
> >
> > 1) Advice on any switches/settings that can be used to get
> > Firefox to ape the above Internet Explorer behaviour.
> > 2) Advice on a proxy which can be run in Ubuntu 9.10 and
> > which is configurable to the extent that I could set it up
> > to delete the above code as it passes on to the browser.
> >
> > Thanks a LOT in advance.
> >
> > Geoff
> >
> >
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