Updating Hardware, OS, and Severity based on Ron's comment. I don't know if it's truly All but it's at least Mac + Windows.
Severity: major → critical
OS: Mac OS X → All
Hardware: Macintosh → All
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9pre) Gecko/2008042904 Minefield/3.0pre Works For Me with this build Steps to Reproduce: 1. Visit http://servlets.com/ff3/test.html Result: I get a white page with 1 line: Apple inc. perhaps it is INTEL?
My original report was on PPC actually. "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X 10.4; en-US; rv:1.9b5) Gecko/2008032619 Firefox/3.0b5". I simply filed the bug from my laptop which is Intel. I do notice you have a month later build than mine.
A few days ago I tried with the nightly build under Windows and it is still crashing. Sounds like progress has been made on the Mac front, so that is good. But certainly Windows remains a critical issue as we cannot have browsers crashing just by visiting a page. As mentioned previously this does not happen with any FF 2.x build, only in the 3.x branch. Please advise. Thank you!
Assignee: nobody → general
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → general
Carrying over blocking nomination, cc'ing some likely suspects.
Do we have crash reporter URLs or a regression window for this?
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
FWIW, I can confirm the crash on Windows only, and only if the user has a JVM installed. The crash takes down Firefox without it sending a crash report. Here's something interesting, though - sometimes if I start a new session or clear private data, I see: java.lang.NullPointerException at sun.plugin.AppletViewer.loadJarFiles(Unknown Source) at sun.applet.AppletPanel.runLoader(Unknown Source) at sun.applet.AppletPanel.run(Unknown Source) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source) in the JVM error console and: Sun Microsystems Inc. in the content area of the page. Not sure what would cause that.
OS: All → Windows XP
Hardware: All → PC
It seems to be related, FWIW, to whether or not there are JVM icons left dangling in my system tray - that makes me believe that the crash is that the JVM not shutting down properly after catching the null pointer exception, and trying to start up a new JVM instance leading to a crash in Firefox. Do we have an example of JS calling a servlet without a null pointer exception?
I get the crash on Vista, in jpinscp.dll, which is a DLL of Sun's Java VM. I have jre1.6.0.02.
i will search for the regression range.
Version: unspecified → Trunk
tomcat: please renom if you get a regression range; thx!
Flags: blocking1.9? → blocking1.9-
(In reply to comment #13) > tomcat: please renom if you get a regression range; thx! Why is a blocker nomination approval dependent on finding a regression range? It would seem to depend on severity only, from first principles. /be
(In reply to comment #8) > Do we have crash reporter URLs or a regression window for this? > Crashreport is here : http://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/fa49e4a3-1b9c-11dd-9c2c-0013211cbf8a?p=1 Could this be a dupe of Bug 405357 ?
Duping to Bug 405357 because i did tests with this bug and Bug 405357 and got the identical crash stacks. Also the tryserver build from jst https://build.mozilla.org/tryserver-builds/2008-05-05_16:firstname.lastname@example.org/ fixes the crash for me :)
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 405357
I just wanted to drop a quick line to let everyone know that I tested this fix with the May 07 nightly and it appears to have indeed resolved it!! Thank you to everyone for your help in resolving this important bug.
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