Chrome crashes F13

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Thu Jul 1 13:28:34 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-07-01 at 08:13 -0500, Steven Stern wrote:
> I can reliably cause my F13 system to crash by browsing the web in 
> Chrome (from the Google repository).
> The scenario is (1) start chrome and (2) start normal browsing behavior. 
>   Pretty soon, I get DNS timeouts and the system load applet shows the 
> load average climbing. Today, I was able to kill chrome as load average 
> passed 18.  Although the load average dropped, other applications were 
> left in various states and I was unable to reboot the system cleanly.
> Is anyone else seeing this sort of behavior from Chrome?

I used to get wierd behaviour when I used Chrome (mostly infinite hangs
on cached web pages). It would go away if I completely removed the cache
directory. I changed to Chromium and it's been much more stable.


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