If you have a profile on a network drive mozilla refuses to run an instance on another machine if the profile is in use. Before this was possible (with the risk of the odd crash due to npe's, or un-synced changes in bookmarks...) But Mozilla seems to use an Level II oplock on parent.lock to detect if it is running, but in this case if we are using oplocks then mozilla should be able to work together with other mozillas. Should it not be possible with oplocks to be notified if another program (instance of mozilla) wishes to chanage data in the profile files? In which case get the profile manager to re-load that data?
Could't find any dupes before filing. Was lurking under Browser-general(?!??) not 'Profile Manager'. Dupe -> Bug 135137 *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 135137 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Verified as a dupe of bug 135137
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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