Browser Crash



  • I've been using Vivaldi for the past several months and recently its been crashing. Was wondering how to solve this.



  • What are you doing when it crashes? I have seen a few on dragging images on the page.

    Cleaning your user profile may help.



  • I'm not sure, it seems completely random.



  • Not sure if its appropriate to necro post but my browser is still crashing. I've tried refreshing it a few times and no dice.



  • More details are needed before anything can be suggested.

    What OS?
    What version of Vivaldi (see Help/About)?

    Not sure what you mean by refreshing, have you tried with clean profile (no extensions or imported bookmarks)?
    See https://vivaldi.net/forum/all/14141-refreshing-or-cleaning-your-profile

    How many and what type of tabs open when crashing?

    If video related then post the first part of vivaldi://gpu
    (include 1st 3 sections: Graphics Feature Status, Driver Bug Workarounds, Problems Detected



  • OS: Windows 7 64bit

    Vivaldi version: 1.4.589.38 (Stable channel) (32-bit)

    I've tried several clean profiles without extensions, then without bookmarks, still crashes.

    As far as tabs I typically brows web forums, youtube, and my e-mail, and Vivaldi's crashed with each site.

    Graphics Feature Status:
    Canvas: Hardware accelerated
    Flash: Hardware accelerated
    Flash Stage3D: Hardware accelerated
    Flash Stage3D Baseline profile: Hardware accelerated
    Compositing: Hardware accelerated
    Multiple Raster Threads: Enabled
    Native GpuMemoryBuffers: Software only. Hardware acceleration disabled
    Rasterization: Software only. Hardware acceleration disabled
    Video Decode: Hardware accelerated
    Video Encode: Hardware accelerated
    WebGL: Hardware accelerated

    Driver Bug Workarounds:
    clear_uniforms_before_first_program_use
    disable_direct_composition
    disable_discard_framebuffer
    disable_dxgi_zero_copy_video
    disable_nv12_dxgi_video
    disable_framebuffer_cmaa
    exit_on_context_lost
    force_cube_complete
    scalarize_vec_and_mat_constructor_args
    texsubimage_faster_than_teximage

    Problems Detected:
    Some drivers are unable to reset the D3D device in the GPU process sandbox
    Applied Workarounds: exit_on_context_lost
    TexSubImage is faster for full uploads on ANGLE
    Applied Workarounds: texsubimage_faster_than_teximage
    Clear uniforms before first program use on all platforms: 124764, 349137
    Applied Workarounds: clear_uniforms_before_first_program_use
    Always rewrite vec/mat constructors to be consistent: 398694
    Applied Workarounds: scalarize_vec_and_mat_constructor_args
    ANGLE crash on glReadPixels from incomplete cube map texture: 518889
    Applied Workarounds: force_cube_complete
    Framebuffer discarding can hurt performance on non-tilers: 570897
    Applied Workarounds: disable_discard_framebuffer
    Direct composition flashes black initially on Win <10: 588588
    Applied Workarounds: disable_direct_composition
    Zero copy DXGI video hangs on shutdown on Win < 8.1: 621190
    Applied Workarounds: disable_dxgi_zero_copy_video
    NV12 DXGI video hangs or displays incorrect colors on AMD drivers: 623029, 644293
    Applied Workarounds: disable_dxgi_zero_copy_video, disable_nv12_dxgi_video
    Limited enabling of Chromium GL_INTEL_framebuffer_CMAA: 535198
    Applied Workarounds: disable_framebuffer_cmaa
    Accelerated rasterization has been disabled, either via blacklist, about:flags or the command line.
    Disabled Features: rasterization
    Native GpuMemoryBuffers have been disabled, either via about:flags or command line.
    Disabled Features: native_gpu_memory_buffers


  • Moderator

    Why not try the new snapshot and see what that does?



  • what do you mean by snapshot?


  • Moderator

    On the Blog, the developers publish a new build about once a week. They always have improvements over the latest stable version, and are usually very stable themselves. The most recent one with a direct download link would be on this blog page here: https://vivaldi.net/en-US/teamblog/156-snapshot-1-5-626-8-url-field-enhancements-vivaldi-banners-and-a-small-update

    After you download and install that, you will also get another offer to update, which you can accept to see how the incremental updates will work.


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