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"Timed out waiting for the browser to start" - rcgc - 03-11-2014 09:17 PM

I've tried to run a test numerous times - tried a couple of different URLS from my site - but each time I get the following issue, "Timed out waiting for the browser to start"

Any idea how I get round this ?

Thanks.


RE: "Timed out waiting for the browser to start" - pmeenan - 03-12-2014 12:03 AM

Which test location? That's a new message that was just added yesterday and it sounds like one of the test locations isn't working well with the agent changes.


RE: "Timed out waiting for the browser to start" - HansHorst - 03-12-2014 01:22 AM

Sao Paulo, Chicago, Tokio, all three display that error message for me. http://www.webpagetest.org/result/140311_4K_fefc184e346957a96c8dd3ed6b400dd3/


RE: "Timed out waiting for the browser to start" - pmeenan - 03-14-2014 03:28 AM

Thanks for the report and sorry about that. Should be fixed now: http://www.webpagetest.org/result/140313_HP_a053d4db0c387b6704f67a33d8f861bc/


RE: "Timed out waiting for the browser to start" - Biber - 09-19-2017 07:38 PM

Same for me again... i run about 150 test each day but since couple of days i get around 4 "Timed out waiting for the browser to start" tests per day...

Sample test-ids:

170919_Q2_295c8fe84e74498a44a09af39f943e7d
170919_KB_bd53a58eb94e733cdb40f885dae06230

Is there someone else with same prob?


RE: "Timed out waiting for the browser to start" - pmeenan - 09-19-2017 10:37 PM

Looks like 4 of the 40 VMs were running high error rates (90+%, normal is 2-5%). Both of the failed tests were on the VMs with error issues. I just rebooted them and will keep an eye on them to make sure the rates come back down to normal.


RE: "Timed out waiting for the browser to start" - Biber - 09-25-2017 06:45 PM

(09-19-2017 10:37 PM)pmeenan Wrote:  Looks like 4 of the 40 VMs were running high error rates (90+%, normal is 2-5%). Both of the failed tests were on the VMs with error issues. I just rebooted them and will keep an eye on them to make sure the rates come back down to normal.

Thank you Smile


RE: "Timed out waiting for the browser to start" - Bala_20082008 - 12-01-2017 05:21 AM

(09-25-2017 06:45 PM)Biber Wrote:  
(09-19-2017 10:37 PM)pmeenan Wrote:  Looks like 4 of the 40 VMs were running high error rates (90+%, normal is 2-5%). Both of the failed tests were on the VMs with error issues. I just rebooted them and will keep an eye on them to make sure the rates come back down to normal.

Thank you Smile

@ Patrick,

We are facing the time out issue for FF and Chrome in our private webpage instance, IE works fine. can you please suggest on this.