Other browsers show the same behaviour (Firefox crashes on yahoo.com)

Manish Jain invalid.pointer at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 14:41:46 UTC 2009

The problem is not restricted to firefox or yahoo.com. There are other 
sites too where this happens. I built Galeon from ports, and it shows 
exactly the same behaviour as firefox2/firefox3 for those sites. So does 
Epiphany (installed from the distribution media).

> Hi,
> This seems to be a strange problem with Firefox which I never encountered on my old system. Both Firefox2 and Firefox3 work well the other sites I have tried accessing, but crash on navigating to www.yahoo.com
>> /usr/home/emmjanex # firefox3 http://www.yahoo.com &
>> [1] 2668
>> /usr/home/emmjanex # NP_Initialize
>> New
>> SetWindow
>> SetWindow
>> NewStream
>> WriteReady
>> Write
>> decoding...
>> The program 'firefox-bin' received an X Window System error.
>> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
>> The error was 'BadImplementation (server does not implement operation)'.
>>   (Details: serial 31 error_code 17 request_code 140 minor_code 5)
>>   (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
>>    that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
>>    To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
>>    option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
>>    backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() function.)
>> [1]+  Exit 1                  firefox3 http://www.yahoo.com
> There is nothing relevant to the crash in Xorg.0.log or console.log

Manish Jain
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