[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#848895: Chromium freezes randomly

Ximin Luo infinity0 at debian.org
Thu Feb 23 21:41:00 UTC 2017

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton:
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=855557
> now ain't that fascinating.  optirun combined with fvwm2 is a
> sure-fire extremely fast and 100% *guaranteed* way to repro this
> "freezing but you can ctrl-alt-f1 then ctrl-alt-f7 and it miraculously
> all works whoopidoo" problem.
> [..]


I am not sure if primus is the problem. I don't have it installed. In fact when I had the bug (on chromium 55.0.2883.75-6) I was using the free nouveau drivers, not the nvidia drivers.

I am now using the nvidia drivers with the same chromium version, and I have not seen the bug for a few days. But if you do see it with nvidia drivers, then something else must be the actual problem.

I haven't yet tried 56.0.2924.76-4 that Michael says is fixed. BTW he has closed the bug report #848895, I did not get a notification about this and I only noticed when visiting the bug report web page. If any of you can reproduce the bug with version 56.0.2924.76-4 please let us know so we can re-open the bug.


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