Firefox occasionally kills X display

Bug #497502 reported by Larry Pearson
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firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: firefox-3.0

I observed this problem more frequently before my video driver was updated a month or two ago. It has only happened twice since the update. I don't recall the circumstances of the previous incidence other than that I clicked something in firefox and the screen went dark. I checked the log files, but didn't find anything relevant. This time I was reading a ad

Then I right clicked on an image of "LG W2286L Black 22" 2ms HDMI" and clicked to open in a new tab. The entire screen went dark and I couldn't tell whether the system was responding to the keyboard or not. I had to reboot.

The URL for the LG monitor is

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Package: firefox-3.0 3.0.15+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.04.1
SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-17-generic x86_64

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