If you're viewing an ftp directory with a lot a files in it, if you click on a subdirectory and then hit BACK, the scroll position is not remembered. You will be at the top of the directory again. I hit this all the time on the Mozilla nightly builds directory: <ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla/nightly>. Using Linux trunk build 2001-10-03-08.
confirming. -> session history This could be because of the interesting way in which the channel's content type is set, I guess, but it ends up as html.
Actually, I can reproduce this in 0.9.4, before my dirviewer rewrite went in, and without the content type hack (at least for the html view). So thats not it.
Bug 96230 has a patch attached that fixes this problem. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 96230 ***