upgrade from Firefox 3.0 to Firefox 3.5 -- now that it's
installed, it won't run
perrin at apotheon.com
Sat Jul 18 17:58:16 UTC 2009
On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 07:53:58PM +0200, Frank Steinborn wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 07:48:27PM +0200, Frank Steinborn wrote:
> > >
> > > Now this is strange... it should be available. See the sem(4) manpage.
> > > No idea how to help from this point except to advice you to rebuild
> > > your kernel and see if the module becomes available. It is definitely
> > > needed for running Firefox 3.5.
> > Isn't there some way to get it using CVS or Subversion? I can't imagine
> > how a standard module would just be *missing*.
> Me neither. You can do the following:
> cd /usr/src/sys/modules/sem && make install clean
Actually, right after that last email of mine, I tracked down sem in src,
and built it. Then:
# kldload sem
# kldstat -v|grep sem.ko
14 1 0xc621c000 4000 sem.ko
Fatal error 'Recurse on a private mutex.' at line 986 in file
/usr/src/lib/libpthread/thread/thr_mutex.c (errno = 2)
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
Quoth Philip Machanick: "caution: if you write code like this,
immediately after you are fired the person assigned to maintaining your
code after you leave will resign"
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