Firefox, or FreeBSD?

Kurt Buff kurt.buff at
Fri Dec 19 00:38:49 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Greg Barniskis <nalists at> wrote:
> Kurt Buff wrote:
>> I'm visiting various web sites, and having a stupid little issue which
>> is really annoying.
>> FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #4: Sun Dec 14 22:08:22
>> PST 2008     root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
>> FireFox 3.04.
>> For instance, if I go to, among others, it's
>> constantly beeping, as the little headline scroller at the top of the
>> page updates.
>> I can't find anywhere in the menu items, or in FF help, on how to turn
>> the beeping off, and it's driving me nuts.
>> Anyone have a hint for me?
> IIRC, a beeping Firefox results as a "feature" of compiling it with
> debugging options enabled.
> A quick trip through the Way Back Machine:
> No idea if your problem is the same but seems like a good place to poke.

Yes, that sounds quite likely!

I did that some time ago, because FF was puking on sites with complex

Good call.

I'll recompile without debugging...



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