firefox-4.0.1,1 crashes

Michael Powell nightrecon at
Sun May 8 18:52:04 UTC 2011

Adam Vande More wrote:

> On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 1:00 PM, Janos Dohanics <web at> wrote:
>> Rebuilt the kernel with "options P1003_1B_SEMAPHORES" and Firefox now
>> works fine.
>> Since this option seems to be required for Firefox (and perhaps for
>> other ports?), shouldn't /usr/ports/UPDATING or /usr/src/UPDATING
>> reflect this?
>> Thanks again for your help.
> Review the pkg installation message:
> pkg_info -Dx firefox
> And it's not a requirement.  I've never seen that issue, or enabled the
> fix although firefox is my primary browser.

These options are present in the GENERIC kernel and you probably did not 
remove them. My guess is the OP did and never realized it. At least that's 
how it is in Release, if Stable is different I wouldn't know.

As far as operator misconfiguring is concerned, UPDATING is not aimed at 


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