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Flash player crashes Firefox 4 beta at Rhapsody music service




7 years ago
6 years ago


(Reporter: Frank Burleigh, Unassigned)


4.0 Branch
Mac OS X

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)




(3 attachments)



7 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:2.0b3) Gecko/20100805 Firefox/4.0b3
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:2.0b3) Gecko/20100805 Firefox/4.0b3

The Rhapsody music service plays its tunes in the Flash player.  FF 3.6.8 seemed stable, but Firefox 4 Beta 2 and 3 both hang ("beachball") easily in this use scenario if the player is allowed to play for perhaps 30 minutes.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Visit rhapsody.com
2. search for an artist, say "supertramp."  Load up a couple albums in the player's queue.
3. Listen and wait.  The player will stop playing after some time, and will become unresponsive.  The dreaded beachball will appear over firefox.
Actual Results:  
Hung (unresponsive) browser.  Firefox does sometimes recover if you can close the rhapsody player's window and wait for a while -- 10 minutes perhaps.

Expected Results:  
It's hard to say whether it's flash or firefox hanging -- if not both.  I'd expect firefox to remain responsive even if some plugin gets itself into trouble.

I believe Flash dies -- I see it in Safari in this scenario, too.  In fact, when I installed the latest Flash player the Adobe installer first complained about two "flash containers" being open even though no browsers were open.  This told me Flash had at some point been spawned but hadn't been able to close gracefully.

Still, Firefox should not (now) be taken down by that.

Comment 1

7 years ago
Created attachment 466013 [details]
gdb stack trace for 50249

Mr. Beltzner says how to capture stack and other info on OS X:

I hope the trace helps.  NB: It's possible firefox had recovered by the time I captured this trace.  There will be more. ;-)

Comment 2

7 years ago
Created attachment 466014 [details]
firefox-bin process sample for 50249

And here's a sample of firefox-bin captured from Activity Monitor.  Firefox was absolutely beachballing while the sample was taken.  If this isn't enough I can absolutely reproduce.

Comment 3

7 years ago
Created attachment 479097 [details]
another firefox-bin process sample

Another "sample" after a ff 4 beta 6 crash.  Crash Reporter submitted a crash as 0d1b4590-ecc8-4f94-a384-f90c02100928.

Comment 4

7 years ago
More generic summary.
Summary: Rhapsody music service Flash player hangs Firefox 4 beta 3 → Flash player crashes Firefox 4 beta at Rhapsody music service

Comment 5

7 years ago
frank, the build you used didn't have symbols, so your three attachments aren't useful :(.

Signature	mozalloc_handle_oom
UUID	0d1b4590-ecc8-4f94-a384-f90c02100928
Time 	2010-09-28 10:37:30.88608
Uptime	5543
Last Crash	1795655 seconds (3.0 weeks) before submission
Install Age	1117606 seconds (1.8 weeks) since version was first installed.
Product	Firefox
Version	4.0b6
Build ID	20100914072643
Branch	2.0
OS Version	10.6.4 10F569
CPU	x86
CPU Info	family 6 model 23 stepping 10
Crash Address	0x0
User Comments	This is ff beta 6 with the latest flash player. I believe the crash instigator is the rhapsody music service player, which is flash-based. I long ago opened bz 587348 which includes one stack trace and several "samples" from the apple activity monitor.
Processor Notes 	
EMCheckCompatibility	False
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Crashing Thread
Frame 	Module 	Signature [Expand] 	Source
0 	libmozalloc.dylib 	mozalloc_abort 	memory/mozalloc/mozalloc_abort.cpp:64
1 	libmozalloc.dylib 	mozalloc_handle_oom 	memory/mozalloc/mozalloc_oom.cpp:54
2 	libmozalloc.dylib 	moz_xmalloc 	memory/mozalloc/mozalloc.cpp:100
3 	XUL 	nsHtml5TreeBuilder::startTokenization 	loc.h:238
4 	XUL 	nsHtml5Tokenizer::start 	parser/html/nsHtml5Tokenizer.cpp:345
5 	XUL 	nsHtml5Parser::ParseFragment 	parser/html/nsHtml5Parser.cpp:457
6 	XUL 	nsGenericHTMLElement::SetInnerHTML 	content/html/content/src/nsGenericHTMLElement.cpp:748
7 	XUL 	nsIDOMNSHTMLElement_SetInnerHTML 	dom_quickstubs.cpp:21029
8 	XUL 	js_NativeSet 	js/src/jscntxtinlines.h:584
9 	XUL 	js::Interpret 	js/src/jsinterp.cpp:4232
10 	XUL 	js::InvokeCommon<JSBool > 	js/src/jsinterp.cpp:577
11 	XUL 	js::Invoke 	js/src/jsinterp.cpp:696
12 	XUL 	js::InternalInvoke 	js/src/jsinterp.cpp:736
13 	XUL 	JS_CallFunctionValue 	js/src/jsinterp.h:651
14 	XUL 	nsJSContext::CallEventHandler 	dom/base/nsJSEnvironment.cpp:2248
15 	XUL 	nsGlobalWindow::RunTimeout 	dom/base/nsGlobalWindow.cpp:8585
16 	XUL 	nsGlobalWindow::TimerCallback 	dom/base/nsGlobalWindow.cpp:8930
17 	XUL 	nsTimerImpl::Fire 	xpcom/threads/nsTimerImpl.cpp:425
18 	XUL 	nsTimerEvent::Run 	xpcom/threads/nsTimerImpl.cpp:517
19 	XUL 	nsThread::ProcessNextEvent 	xpcom/threads/nsThread.cpp:547
20 	XUL 	NS_ProcessPendingEvents_P 	nsThreadUtils.cpp:200
21 	XUL 	nsBaseAppShell::NativeEventCallback 	widget/src/xpwidgets/nsBaseAppShell.cpp:126
22 	XUL 	nsAppShell::ProcessGeckoEvents 	widget/src/cocoa/nsAppShell.mm:394
23 	CoreFoundation 	__CFRunLoopDoSources0 	
24 	CoreFoundation 	__CFRunLoopRun 	
25 	CoreFoundation 	CFRunLoopRunSpecific 	
26 	CoreFoundation 	CFRunLoopRunInMode 	
27 	HIToolbox 	RunCurrentEventLoopInMode 	
28 	HIToolbox 	ReceiveNextEventCommon 	
29 	HIToolbox 	BlockUntilNextEventMatchingListInMode 	
30 	AppKit 	_DPSNextEvent 	
31 	AppKit 	-[NSApplication nextEventMatchingMask:untilDate:inMode:dequeue:] 	
32 	AppKit 	-[NSApplication run] 	
33 	XUL 	nsAppShell::Run 	widget/src/cocoa/nsAppShell.mm:747
34 	XUL 	nsAppStartup::Run 	toolkit/components/startup/src/nsAppStartup.cpp:191
35 	XUL 	XRE_main 	toolkit/xre/nsAppRunner.cpp:3662
36 	firefox-bin 	main 	browser/app/nsBrowserApp.cpp:158
37 	firefox-bin 	firefox-bin@0xbe5 	
38 		@0x1 	

... is the crash reporter bit from comment 3.

If you want to use gdb/sample/whatever, then you need to use a build which is friendlier to such tools.

You could /try/ http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/latest-mozilla-central/firefox-4.0b7pre.en-US.mac64.dmg -- i'm not sure if it has symbols (I don't have time to check, sorry).


7 years ago
Version: unspecified → 4.0 Branch

Comment 6

6 years ago
I don't see this any more on FF4, FF5, or FF6 Aurora.
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID


6 years ago
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