I've noticed that if I liked to open a page contains applet using SSL the browser hangs and exits. The opera opens the page correctly. For test http://www.otpbank.hu (it's a bank site)
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0rc2) Gecko/20020513 Java(TM) Plug-in 1.4.0-b92 WFM
I think this bug is OS/2 specific.
This was a java plugin bug. It will be fixed in a Java 1.31 service refresh.