Chromedriver failed to start

  • Posted March 15, 2014

Hi, I am getting this error when I try to run my tests with selenium webdriver.

selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException: Message: u’unknown error: Chrome failed to start: exited abnormally\n (Driver info: chromedriver=2.9.248316,platform=Linux 3.8.0-29-generic x86)’

Any suggestions anyone? Thanks.


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Hi, <br> <br>Could you provide a code snippet showing how you are trying to launch it in your script? It would help us figure out what’s going one. <br> <br>You can also try launching it with more verbose output to see if there is more to that error message: <br> <br> service_log_path = “{}/chromedriver.log”.format(outputdir) <br> service_args = [‘–verbose’] <br> driver = webdriver.Chrome(‘/path/to/chromedriver’, <br> service_args=service_args, <br> service_log_path=service_log_path)