My problem yesterday with the Spellings site sounds a bit like the one
Tony Moore posted in thread "Rolling Stone website rendering". There
was only Chris Young's reply at the time.
On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 14:55:18 GMT, Tony Moore wrote:
> Trying to log in at https://sourceforge.net/account/login.php
> this to the Sourceforge bug tracker, led to a 'SSL certificate problem',
> and the message
> NetSurf failed to verify the authenticity of an SSL certificate.
> Please verify the details presented below.
> Clicking 'Accept' caused NetSurf to hourglass indefinitely. Shortly
> afterwards NetSurf crashed.
Chris Young wrote on 29 Aug:
I've just updated the root certificates in the hope that this
stop the certificate errors, but it doesn't appear to have made any
difference. I get about six here identical which all need to be
After that the page displays fine however I'm unable to log in:
Operation timed out after 30000 milliseconds with 27836 out of 27836
bytes received. (the second 27836 is sometimes -1)
I'm getting the same problem (without the initial certificate
when trying to log in to PayPal.
The accept certificate crashing appears to be RISC OS-specific. The
SSL logon timing oaut... may well just be me, but it's a bit odd that
browsing secure sites works and it is only the logon failing.
Did this ever get resolved?
The Spellings site in my query also tends to throw up certificate
errors. (Using Netsurf r13033)
Jim Nagel www.archivemag.co.uk