Firefox 6 crashes with (most recent) Java
dbhole at redhat.com
Thu Sep 15 22:21:00 UTC 2011
* Deepak Bhole <dbhole at redhat.com> [2011-09-15 18:19]:
> * Per Anton Rønning <pa-ronn at online.no> [2011-09-15 17:51]:
> > The problem listed in the subject line seems to be widespread. Svereal
> > people report this problem on various discussion lists.
> > As soon as Firefox tries to start a plugin, it breaks down with a
> > message "this is embarrasing" etc. I have not yet found any fix that
> > seems to work. I tried to install Firefox 5 instead of 6 to see if the
> > problem is a ver. 6 problem, but now it does not pick up the Java plugin
> > (does not appear in the Tools/Add-ons list.) So it cannot be enabled.
> > I have created a symlink to
> > usr/java/jre1.6.0._27/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so,
> > both in /opt and (created by myself) /opt/plugins.
> > Does anyone have a suggestion as to what will fix this problem?
> Are you seeing this with the OpenJDK plug-in too? I've beeing using FF6
s/OpenJDK plug-in/IcedTea-Web plug-in
It it available via the icedtea-web RPM in F15.
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