Closed Bug 10004 Opened 22 years ago Closed 22 years ago
Mozilla is unable to render very large forms (700K)
The company I work for has a very large web interface. Many of the forms for our site are over 700 kilobytes in size. I have not been able to render any of these largest forms in any mozilla version. I have tried m3, m5-8. m3 would actually crash the X-Windows system on my computer when I tried. m5-8 just never render it, but take up all of the processor and memory attempting to. I am running RedHat 6.0 with Linux kernel 2.2.10. GTK+ 2.2.3. I have a p166-MMX and 64 meg ram. These forms render with Netscape communicator on Macintosh, Linux, windows NT, but not Windows 3.1/95/98. If you want a copy of a form that will freeze Mozilla (they are nothing but standard HTML). Please email me at email@example.com
Eric-- please dig into this to see where the problem is. It could be forms related, or it may just be layout related.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 22 years ago
Component: Viewer App → Layout
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Target Milestone: M9
known bug *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6048 ***
I received a test form from Andy. I agree with Jan, this is a dup of bug 6048. I was able to view this form and scroll down it in today's Necko apprunner. However, loading and laying out the page consumed 198M of memory and took 7 minutes to display. This was on my Pentium II 266 Linux box (RH5.2 + Kernel 2.2.1-5) with 128 Megs of RAM and two 256Mb swap partitions. I didn't experience any crashes or X problems but bad things would have happened if I didn't have this much swap space or patience.
Actually, it was only consuming 72Mb of memory, the 198Mb figure included shared libraries, buffers, cache, ...
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