[mythtv] Problem with https://www.mythtv.org

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Aug 21 13:41:17 UTC 2015

On 08/20/2015 02:16 PM, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 08/20/2015 11:42 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 08/20/2015 10:56 AM, Peter Bennett wrote:
>>> Hi Developers
>>> Using Firefox, today I am unable to logon to https://www.mythtv.org.
>>> Using Chrome I am able to logon.
>>> Firefox message is this:
>>> Secure Connection Failed
>>> An error occurred during a connection to www.mythtv.org. Invalid OCSP
>>> signing certificate in OCSP response. (Error code:
>>> sec_error_ocsp_invalid_signing_cert)
>>>       The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the
>>> authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
>>>       Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.
>> You may have a corrupt certificate database in your profile
>> (especially if you've recently upgraded your Firefox or something).
>> Try deleting cert8.db from your profile directory when Firefox is
>> completely closed and then restart and try again.
> Thank you Mike that solved it. The strange thing is, this happened on
> two computers, so I jumped to the conclusion that it was a server
> problem. I did recently upgrade and my firefox is at version 40.0. A
> third computer is still at firefox version 39.0 and I get no error there
> even without deleting cet8.db. So maybe firefox has an issue with
> upgrading from 39 to 40?

Yeah, I think it's actually some data-migration issue with the 40 
upgrade.  It happened to me, too, which is how I knew that deleting the 
cert DB can fix it.


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