Closed Bug 1397909 Opened 4 years ago Closed 5 months ago
This page causes Firefox to completely hang for several minutes or even cause the phone to restart
The page is: https://brendaneich.com/2015/06/from-asm-js-to-webassembly/ Trying to load it in a clean FF 55.0.2 profile (no addons) in Android 7.1.2 (my phone is Nexus 5x) it consistently causes the phone to: - either completely hang for several minutes (during the hang the screen becomes dim, I can' even reveal the notifications, or make the screen off/on via pressing the Power button), it has happened 3 times in a row, consistently. After 1-2 minutes, the screen becomes black and stays black, and a few more minutes later I can use the phone again by pressing the Power button to make the screen on again, and Firefox is not running anymore. - or make the phone reboot (after hanging for several minutes). In both cases there's no crash report in about:crashes, never. The phone doesn't have malware, nor has any other issue - this only happened with this specific page. I also tried loading the main page, https://brendaneich.com : the phone seems to hang momentarily (for a few seconds) while the progress bar is about its 3/4, but then completes ok. For reference, in Chrome 60 for Android it loads ok every time. PS. I'm aware who Brendan Eich is, nevertheless, as I said, this issue happens consistently.
Hi, Was able to reproduce this issue on a Samsung Galaxy S6 EDGE (Android 7.0) on the latest beta (56.0b11) and latest Nightly (57.0a1) by following the repro stept mentioned with a little modification to trigger the crash each time (try scrolling the page while the page is loading). For the crash, I can confirm that no crash-logs were generated but I've attached a .txt file containing the log. Could not reproduce on a Samsung Galaxy S8 (Android 7.0) by following the repro steps.
tracking-fennec: --- → ?
This is OOM, but not sure why. Overzealous layerization is usually the culprit.
Priority: -- → P2
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Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 5 months ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Product: Firefox for Android → Firefox for Android Graveyard
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