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FS#26363 - [firefox] crash

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by farid (osc) - Sunday, 09 October 2011, 20:46 GMT
Last edited by Allan McRae (Allan) - Friday, 16 November 2012, 12:13 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Ionut Biru (wonder)
Architecture x86_64
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



while browsing around firefox crashes. here is the backtrace:

[Thread 0x7fffb83ff700 (LWP 1916) exited]
process 1822: arguments to dbus_message_new_method_call() were incorrect, assertion "destination == NULL || _dbus_check_is_valid_bus_name (destination)" failed in file dbus-message.c line 1203.
This is normally a bug in some application using the D-Bus library.
D-Bus not built with -rdynamic so unable to print a backtrace

Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
0x00007ffff7387735 in raise () from /lib/
(gdb) backtrace
#0 0x00007ffff7387735 in raise () from /lib/
#1 0x00007ffff7388bab in abort () from /lib/
#2 0x00007ffff1890205 in ?? () from /usr/lib/
#3 0x00007ffff1887181 in ?? () from /usr/lib/
#4 0x00007ffff1878d5a in dbus_message_new_method_call ()
from /usr/lib/
#5 0x00007fffeb68a8c0 in ?? () from /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/modules/
#6 0x00007ffff5c796e3 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#7 0x00007ffff54b8783 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#8 0x00007ffff5c7b929 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#9 0x00007ffff5c846be in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#10 0x00007ffff5c7e0b0 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#11 0x00007ffff5c82a72 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#12 0x00007ffff5c745bf in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#13 0x00007ffff5c737fd in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#14 0x00007ffff5c7bf13 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#15 0x00007ffff54bb3ae in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#16 0x00007ffff5611f21 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#17 0x00007ffff56123e3 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#18 0x00007ffff5d7e1b3 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#19 0x00007ffff5d4c0e5 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#20 0x00007ffff5ce562b in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#21 0x00007ffff5da1e22 in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
---Type <return> to continue, or q <return> to quit---
#22 0x00007ffff5c538db in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#23 0x00007ffff5b050ee in ?? () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#24 0x00007ffff52b7d75 in XRE_main () from /usr/lib/firefox-7.0/
#25 0x0000000000401a94 in ?? ()
#26 0x00007ffff737413d in __libc_start_main () from /lib/
#27 0x0000000000401c81 in ?? ()
#28 0x00007fffffffe198 in ?? ()
#29 0x00000000ffffffff in ?? ()
#30 0x0000000000000001 in ?? ()
#31 0x00007fffffffe49e in ?? ()
#32 0x0000000000000000 in ?? ()

Additional info:
* package version(s)
firefox 7.0.1-1

* config and/or log files etc.

Steps to reproduce:
This task depends upon

Closed by  Allan McRae (Allan)
Friday, 16 November 2012, 12:13 GMT
Reason for closing:  No response
Comment by Ionut Biru (wonder) - Monday, 10 October 2011, 07:12 GMT
can you recompile firefox with debug along with gtk2 and at-spi2-atk?

note, that you need to modify mozconfig and drop --disable-debug and add !strip in options PKGBUILD

Comment by Anatolii Sakhnik (sakhnik) - Tuesday, 03 January 2012, 11:02 GMT
I've just had a similar assert using epiphany. Thus, this may be somehow related with flashplugin, it's common for both firefox and epiphany.
Comment by majiq (majiq) - Thursday, 01 March 2012, 19:00 GMT
Still occurs on my machine with firefox-10.0.2-1. The error is difficult to find for me, and triggers primarily upon new page requests. I used stumbleupon to make trying to trigger this easier/more bearable. The last stumble was going to be a video, so it is possible that sakhnik is spot on that it is flashplugin.
Comment by Ionut Biru (wonder) - Thursday, 01 March 2012, 19:00 GMT
i'm still waiting for a problem gdb trace
Comment by majiq (majiq) - Thursday, 01 March 2012, 20:52 GMT Comment by majiq (majiq) - Saturday, 03 March 2012, 07:06 GMT
From output with the PKGBUILD and mozconfig posted in the thread. crashlog1 is what was put in stdout, crashlog2 was from gdb, which is still utterly useless.

Edit: I originally said the last two lines were interesting. I take that back. Instead, I think that it crashes after trying to bring up the flash plugin.
Comment by Jon (jon2) - Monday, 19 March 2012, 20:24 GMT
I'm getting the same problem here with Firefox 11.0-2 and Flashplugin-beta

I'd say I started to notice it about 2 or 3 weeks ago, so I had to start running Firefox from a terminal to get any kind of error message, which led me here. Seems to trigger when I'm browsing around Youtube (loading a new page). Previously Firefox was rock solid stable.
Comment by Jelle van der Waa (jelly) - Saturday, 28 April 2012, 13:22 GMT
Any addons installed? And tried a new profile?
Comment by Greg (dolby) - Monday, 15 October 2012, 08:25 GMT
Does this still happen with latest firefox?