User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; bg-bg; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; bg-bg; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312 In many sites (e.g. http://e-bane.net) opening a large amount of tabs (over 15) results in graphics freezes (images load, but do not display until autofitted, or clicked), switching tabs does not refresh the window content, resizing text causes cyrillic letters to appear as "?" (w/o the quotes) and to be malalligned (running out of the right margin of a table). The tabs UI representation is messed - tabs get thick black outline, and multiple tabs are misrepresented as active. This actually affects other active applications (messing up their layout and their widgets). Often "not enough memory to display" style errors are produced. Restarting Mozilla fixes everything. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Go to some site, e.g. http://e-bane.net 2.Using "load tabs in background" open a very large ammount of tabs from the site 3.Switch between tabs before they load completely, resize text with mouse wheel Actual Results: Images load, but do not display until autofitted, or clicked, switching tabs does not refresh the window content, resizing text causes cyrillic letters to appear as "?" (w/o the quotes) and to be malalligned (running out of the right margin of a table). The tabs UI representation is messed - tabs get thick black outline, and multiple tabs are misrepresented as active. This actually affects other active applications (messing up their layout and their widgets). Often "not enough memory to display" style errors are produced. Mozilla can be closed properly. Restarting Mozilla fixes everything. Expected Results: Well, it should have acted as expected. Running on Windows 98 SE, with the latest windowsupdate-s, on a P-II Celeron 433, with 224 MB RAM, GeForce 2 GTS (updated drivers dated 11-18-2002). Using Modern theme and a BG-bg layout (unofficial, little modifications here, i think problems existed before it though).
This behaviour did not appear in 1.2.1 and prior tabs-capable releases.
All the problems seem like GDI issues to me. Could you run the resource monitor (accessories -> system tools -> resource meter; at least, I don't think win98 has anything better available) and check that when these problems occur, your GDI resources have dropped to <10% ? If so, this is probably a dupe... Unless..., are you absolutely certain the same problem didn't occur with 1.2.1? Running exactly the same other programs and opening the same sites?
Thanks for the hint! GDI resources actually do drop down to 0%. However, I've been using Mozilla heavily on this 98SE for 7 months now and I have not noticed problems of this sort. The problem appeared quite immediately as I uograded from 1.2.1 to 1.3 (release). I cannot guarantee that I have been running exactly the same programs at the time of the crashes, but, i mostly run the same stuff when browsing (some IMs, The Bat!, F-Secure SSH, Outpost FW, UD LigandFit). I get these kind of crushes at other sites too (particularly the picture rich ones) Note: I will be upgrading my machine and OS early this week, so if you want some extra info on this "bug", please contact me asap.
When closing mozilla I get 57% free GDI resources (up from 0%), and the "crushes" in the previous comment ("I get these kind of crushes at other sites too...") are, of course, crashes.
Can you, on Win98, download the GDI usage tool that is attached on bug 199443 and run this against the e-bane.net site & tabs and then tell me which resource(s) we are using up? I am assuming it is fonts.
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