Open Bug 605749 Opened 9 years ago Updated 3 months ago
[meta] tracking bug of crashes with NVIDIA cards
It is a tracking bug of all the crashes with NVIDIA cards.
I was already using bug 571756 for this purpose, I even renamed it... ok to close as duplicate?
Attaching latest version of my PCI ids list. OK to use this as general NVIDIA tracking bug. The nvwgf2um.dll crashes are already handled in bug 571756. I don't know the complete list of NVIDIA DLL's.
Search for nvidia crashes: http://crash-stats.mozilla.com/query/query?product=Firefox&version=ALL%3AALL&branch=2.0&range_value=1&range_unit=weeks&date=&query_search=signature&query_type=startswith&query=nv&build_id=&process_type=browser&hang_type=any&do_query=1 This confirms that nvwgf2um.dll is the top crash DLL, the others are (by decreasing order): nvd3dum.dll nvumdshim.dll nvSCPAPI.dll nview.dll nvapi.dll nvoglnt.dll
Big one: bug 606222
Filed bug 606262 about crash on D3D10 device creation.
just as a heads up, many reports that appear to be caused by drivers, are usually a global misconfiguration of the system firefox is being run on. If a driver works on one computer but not another where both use the same parts, the only causation is the computer with issues is not configured properly, and ever since Vista this has been the case with nvidia drivers not liking memory running out of spec timings or voltages, and on another seperate case, Realtek Sound(or creative sound) or network drivers causing long detection and response latency. I set computers up all the time and the only case of instability has been where the owner has post setup, taken it to some Cowboy computer shop thats reset all the bios settings and left timings at optimal rather than spec configuration.
Please excuse the interjection, but there doesn't seem to be a more appropriate place to add the following info. I think it's worth noting that users experiencing display driver crashes should refer to the Nvidia forum. The 290.53 drivers (and presumably newer) contain the first attempts to fix such issues. These drivers will not fix the problem for everyone. If you keep having trouble, refer to the following posts on the Nvidia forum for troubleshooting steps and bug report instructions: http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=215256&st=0 http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=215256&st=200&p=1335976&#entry1335976 http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=215256&st=780&p=1355202&#entry1355202
Has this bug been abandoned in favor of a different bug report?
(In reply to Wayne Mery (:wsmwk, use Needinfo for questions) from comment #8) > Has this bug been abandoned in favor of a different bug report? I don't know as I'm new to the Graphics team. However I would assume so given the lack of activity here.
Summary: tracking bug of crashes with NVIDIA cards → [meta] tracking bug of crashes with NVIDIA cards
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