firefox does not start with 6.8-rc

Greg KH greg at
Sun Feb 11 05:57:24 EST 2024

On Sat, Feb 10, 2024 at 11:41:27AM +0100, Philipp Hortmann wrote:
> Hi,
> compiled the latest staging kernel on my xubuntu laptop. It starts fine but
> I cannot start my firefox anymore. This happens only with kernel 6.8-rcx.
> With kernel 6.7 no issue at all. Find logs below. Found in some forum that
> it is fixed in some later rc on an other tree. Tried to find this patch
> series that fixes this. But was not able to.
> But anyway is this a kernel issue? Do the kernel developers care?

Yes, but this looks like a self-inflicted issue:

> mr00000 at mr00000-dell:~$ sudo dmesg -c
> [  281.781051] audit: type=1400 audit(1707558512.842:62): apparmor="DENIED"
> operation="capable" class="cap"
> profile="/snap/snapd/20671/usr/lib/snapd/snap-confine" pid=1566
> comm="snap-confine" capability=12  capname="net_admin"

apparmor is saying no here.  Perhaps you need to update your rules for


greg k-h

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