System freezes unexpectly

Garrett Cooper gcooper at
Sun Aug 29 20:07:01 UTC 2010

On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 9:33 AM, Davide Italiano
<davide.italiano at> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 6:29 PM, Glen Barber <glen.j.barber at> wrote:
>> On 8/29/10 10:18 AM, Davide Italiano wrote:
>>> Hi.
>>> I'm running 8.1 on my Sony Vaio laptop, with dwm as window manager on
>>> lastest Xorg on ports.
>>> When I'm trying to run firefox3, the system "freezes" unexpectly. I
>>> know that "freezes" is a bit generic but I can't find a more specific
>>> term to describe the situation. Dmesg doesn't give useful infos.
>>> I installed firefox using pkg_add -r , the only add-on/plugin
>>> installed is Xmarks.
>>> I'm ready to eventually debug, any suggestion is apprectiated.
>> Hi Davide,
>> Can you run firefox from xterm and check for any errors that might be
>> generated?

What video driver are you using, can you stimulate this issue with
other applications in X11, etc?

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