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Mon May 9 05:35:01 UTC 2011
On Sun, 8 May 2011 13:32:47 -0500
Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 1:00 PM, Janos Dohanics <web at 3dresearch.com>
> > 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.
> Adam Vande More
pkg_info -Dx firefox says:
If your Firefox crashes with the following message while viewing a
"Bad system call (core dumped)"
you need to load the sem module (kldload sem).
The page I was looking at was the default Google page. Firefox started
to crash after updating to 4.x - apparently, this option is not needed
for versions < 4.
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