kernel 2.6.12-1.1456_FC4 problems
josh_coffman at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 27 14:49:41 UTC 2005
--- Peter Teuben <teuben at astro.umd.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Sep 2005, Josh Coffman wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm having problems since updating the kernel to
> > kernel 2.6.12-1.1456_FC4 and updating firefox to
> > 1.0.7. Yesterday, I updated my system using yumex.
> > Symptoms:
> > - Firefox won't completely render any pages. IT
> > show partials like some table border. The URL
> > even visible although I can see the text selection
> > highlight when I ctrl+L.
> > - Epiphany won't start
> > - GDM login reports a config error and shows a
> > fall-back login screen, but users can login.
> > Repos I used for the update:
> > - fedora base
> > - fedora updates-released
> > - fedora extras
> > - I was thinking I used dag also, but I see it
> > not enabled.
> > I tried changing the GDM theme to the default, but
> > still have the same problem.
> > For firefox, I tried
> > remove/re-install/downgrade/update and it never
> > better.
> > I don't know where to begin, so help is
> did you try and use an older kernel to confirm it
> was the
> kernel. For a while i've had similar problem. I've
> totally mystified. GAIM would show many processes
> which i initially thought was the cause of webpage
> locked up (btw, i did find simple pages always
> works, but
> the one that include various externally hosted ads
> etc. would
> lock it up).
> At some point when i thought all was well, i
> upgraded firefox:
> and poof, all bad again. Startted with a new
> ~/.mozilla tree.
> Still bad.
> Odd thing is that mozilla worked fine, but firefox
> would lock
> up. I did't try any of the other programs you
> I have stick to the 1398 kernel though, otherwise my
> doesn't work. In both the newer ones APM is shot,
> and ACPI
> isn't working for me (Dell Inspiron 8200)
The fix mentioned in the firefox font thread seems to
fix my firefox problem. I currently booted on kernel
1447 and it still had the problem until I uncommented
the settings mentioned in the other thread.
I tried running epiphany from the command line and it
said it can't find shared object libgtkembedmoz.so.
There is a bugzilla bug that seems to describe the
problem, but I'm confused about the solution:
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