upgrade from Firefox 3.0 to Firefox 3.5 -- now that it's
installed, it won't run
steinex at nognu.de
Sat Jul 18 17:02:03 UTC 2009
Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 12:57:57AM -0700, perryh at pluto.rain.com wrote:
> > I suspect the real concern is not that the upgrade itself will
> > wreck something, but that the upgraded FF may do something odd
> > the first time it is fired up :(
> That's a pretty good guess.
> > One hopes that backing up ~/.mozilla would cover it.
> I hope so, too -- because that's what I tried.
> Unfortunately, I haven't gotten far enough to see if anything was lost,
> because now Firefox 3.5.x won't start:
> Fatal error 'Recurse on a private mutex.' at line 986 in file
> /usr/src/lib/libpthread/thread/thr_mutex.c (errno = 2)
> Does anyone have any thoughts on what I should do with this?
You must load the 'sem' kernel module.
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