Firefox shows post-crash page after reboot or logoff

Bug #1662281 reported by Reuben Morais on 2017-02-06
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
firefox (Ubuntu)
gnome-session (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When rebooting or logging off, Firefox and thinks it crashed, and shows the post-crash session restore page.

See also Mozilla bug and related bugs there.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.10
Package: firefox 51.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.16.10.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-37.39-generic 4.8.16
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-37-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm nvidia_modeset nvidia
AddonCompatCheckDisabled: False
ApportVersion: 2.20.3-0ubuntu8.2
Architecture: amd64
 /dev/snd/controlC0: reuben 1902 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC1: reuben 1902 F.... pulseaudio
BuildID: 20170201174907
Channel: Unavailable
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Mon Feb 6 16:04:15 2017
Extensions: extensions.sqlite corrupt or missing
ForcedLayersAccel: False
 # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8)
 auto lo
 iface lo inet loopback
IncompatibleExtensions: Unavailable (corrupt or non-existant compatibility.ini or extensions.sqlite)
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-02-02 (3 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" - Release amd64 (20161012.2)
 default via dev enp0s31f6 proto static metric 100 dev enp0s31f6 scope link metric 1000 dev enp0s31f6 proto kernel scope link src metric 100
 enp0s31f6 no wireless extensions.

 lo no wireless extensions.
Locales: extensions.sqlite corrupt or missing
Plugins: Shockwave Flash - /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/
PrefSources: prefs.js
Profiles: Profile0 (Default) - LastVersion=51.0.1/20170201174907 (In use)

RunningIncompatibleAddons: False
SourcePackage: firefox
Themes: extensions.sqlite corrupt or missing
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) 10/20/2016
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 0225
dmi.board.asset.tag: Default string TUF Z270 MARK 2
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev 1.xx
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Default string
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Default string
dmi.chassis.version: Default string
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr0225:bd10/20/2016:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:rnTUFZ270MARK2:rvrRev1.xx:cvnDefaultstring:ct3:cvrDefaultstring: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer

Reuben Morais (reuben-morais) wrote :
Oliver-henshaw (oliver-henshaw) wrote :

Is the environment variable $SESSION_MANAGER set?

Oliver-henshaw (oliver-henshaw) wrote :

This is probably due to gnome-session (mis-)behaviour:

My test client gets a "Die" message from the xsm server and within a few tens of milliseconds receives an ICE io error (as the server has quit or broken the connection). According to the server should wait for clients to close the connection.

gnome-session-bin/yakkety,now 3.20.2-1ubuntu7 amd64 [installed,automatic]
gnome-session-canberra/yakkety,now 0.30-3ubuntu1 amd64 [installed,automatic]
gnome-session-common/yakkety,yakkety,now 3.20.2-1ubuntu7 all [installed,automatic]

Changed in gnome-session:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in firefox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gnome-session (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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