Firefox Java plugin with 7.0?
bj at cold.dk
Tue Oct 30 13:52:45 PDT 2007
Yuri Lukin wrote:
> I'm like to ask what people are using for Java plugin with Firefox. There were
> a few recent threads on this subject but no definitive answer:
> I tried compiling jdk15 port and was able to build it and install it
> successfully. However, when trying to load a java applet in Firefox, the
> browser seemingly crashes (exits). I then tried following the method described
> in the handbook by downloading the diablo-jre-freebsd6.i3184.108.40.206.07.01.tbz
> package from FreeBSD Foundation website and adding it with pkg_add. Trying to
> load java applets crashes Firefox. In both cases, javavmwrapper was installed
> and about:plugins in Firefox shows that java plugin is installed. Is there a
> working combination for 7.0-PRERELEASE/BETA?
I made sure i had freebsd 6 compability in the kernel, no problem
viewing applets in FreeBSD 7 with firefox 2, but firefox-devel (firefox
3) crashes with every kind of plugin, and even with some extensions.
I use the Diable JDK with latest patchset, don't know if that makes a
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