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White Screen of Death #13

tobysteward opened this Issue · 10 comments

6 participants

Toby Steward Keith Clark johnnycadelco Jonathan Towell Drew Strojny Alexander Grimalovsky
Toby Steward

First of all, fantastic work with Selectivizr! I've applied it to many sites and found it incredibly useful.

Currently I'm having an issue with IE8 intermitantely white-screen-of-death'ing when Selectivizr is included in the site. The site is quite big and there's a lot of other JavaScript so it could be an issue with compatiability?

The site in question is puregym dot com and the WSOD is happening intermittantely on XP based PCs - it mainly seems to be happening to our kiosk machines but it has been happening on our usual desktops too.

Keith Clark

Is the site using @font-face? There seems to be a link to "WSOD" when using css fonts.

Toby Steward

Hi Keith,

We are indeed using @font-face across a few of the headers. I linked the site in my original post uptop if you have a free minute to check it out. Does the issue seem to happen with other font solutions (TypeKit, Cufan)?

Keith Clark

I'm beginning to suspect @font-face is the issue here but it's proving a pain to create tests that consistently reproduce this behaviour so I can draw conclusions from them. I'm not sure if font providers will produce different results either.

Toby Steward

I agree; the WSODs seem intermittent at best however I managed to recreate the error on 22 kiosk systems using a IE wrapper. I stripped out font-face that seems to have fixed it, aside from the kiosks I haven't been able to reproduce the WSOD - although we did have reports of it happening on home users PCs.

Keith Clark keithclark was assigned
Keith Clark

Issue fixed in this commit: 56d83b4

Keith Clark keithclark closed this

Keith can you reopen this ticket? I'm still getting WSODs even with the latest version.

Jonathan Towell

Also getting WSOD on IE8 with 1.03b.

Drew Strojny

Also still seeing WSOD in IE8 with @font-face.

Alexander Grimalovsky

I've put some analysis here, also it looks like there is workaround for the problem that works for me with both 1.0.2 and 1.0.3b


FlyingDR thanks man! hopefully they fix it.

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