firefox-3.5.9,1 and xorg issue,

Thomas Mueller tmueller at
Wed May 12 08:34:19 UTC 2010

On Wed, 12 May 2010 00:17:02 -0400, Jimmie James wrote:
> Totally up to date ports (problems with xorg and radeon, but using vesa 
> right now)
> Since the gnome import, firefox is crashing when I close tabs randomly, 
> running from the console, this is what I'm seeing.
> ~>uname -a
> FreeBSD 7.3-STABLE FreeBSD 7.3-STABLE #0: Tue Mar 23 
> 21:22:37 EDT 2010     root at  i386
> (npviewer.bin:60467): Gtk-WARNING **: 
> /usr/local/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/engines/ ELF file OS ABI 
> invalid
> The program 'firefox-bin' received an X Window System error.
> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
> The error was 'RenderBadPicture (invalid Picture parameter)'.
> [...]

I've seen the same on 8-STABLE amd64.

A Google search shows quite a lot of results for this error. Some
discussions indicate the problem being related to libcairo2, for

I upgraded to firefox 3.6, up to now the problem has not occured again.

Thomas Mueller

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