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Old 08-21-2005, 06:47 AM   #1
satimis
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Segmentation fault - Firefox


Hi folks,

BLFS 6.1
FC3 Host

Starting Firefox on Xterm window following warning popup

Segmentation fault "prog' ${1+$@"}

Firefox can't start. Please advise how to fix the problem and what is "Segmentation fault'

tried running
# ulimit -c unlimited before running "firefox" with same result.

B.R.
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Old 08-21-2005, 01:32 PM   #2
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Segmentation fault is usually when a program tries to access memory it either doesn't have any more or tries to access memory it didn't have access to in the first place. It can also be a sign of bad RAM, but usually the first type is the most common.

Did you remember to run "/usr/bin/firefox" first as root? Does it even run as root?
 
Old 08-26-2005, 04:57 AM   #3
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Hi kjordan,

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Did you remember to run "/usr/bin/firefox" first as root? Does it even run as root?
Problem solved after completing following 2 sections;
25. X Window System Environment
Additional X Window System Configuration
X Window System Components

Now Firefox starts without problem but as Root only. I'm searching for a solution to start it as User.

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