Crashing chromium/iridium

Kyle Evans kevans at
Fri Oct 6 19:47:56 UTC 2017

For reference: there's been some escalation of this by asmodai@ (I think --
don't quote me on this):
id=729534 -- asmodai@ was requesting some help in further debugging, but
unfortunately does not seem to have received any help in that regard.

On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Domagoj Stolfa <domagoj.stolfa at>

> I’ve found this to be an issue as well. None of the things that I’ve seen
> suggested online could fix it, and unfortunately do not have time to look
> at it myself. I’d be interested to hear if anyone has any more details
> regarding this issue.
>> Domagoj
> > On 6 Oct 2017, at 20:39, Grzegorz Junka <list1 at> wrote:
> >
> > Just wanted to check if anybody else observed this annoying behaviour in
> Chromium/Iridium browsers. Randomly, in about 10-40% of cases, the new tab
> hangs loading for 30-60 seconds, after which time the browser shows a
> dialog that the webpage doesn't load and I can either kill or wait.
> >
> > There is no pattern, sometimes I can open 10 tabs with no issues, but
> sometimes 10 tabs hang in a row and need to be killed. Very often when I
> kill the page reloading the page doesn't help, it still hangs, but when I
> open the same URL in a new tab it works. Sometimes, however, reloading the
> page also works.
> >
> > I compiled and installed Iridium hoping that it will be free from this
> bug but it seems that the behaviour is exactly the same as in Chromium. It
> has been happening for the past year at least. Maybe some of the options I
> checked for Chromium/Iridium don't work well or maybe some of its
> dependencies are compiled with options that don't work well. How would I
> investigate it?
> >
> > I didn't try to install precompiled versions. Also, the issue doesn't
> happen with other browsers (Firefox, any other I could compile on FreeBSD
> are also fine). I tried to open in safe mode, without extensions, but all
> without any difference in this behaviour.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > GrzegorzJ

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