User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030703 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030703 Browser crashed. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Go to http://overclockix.octeams.com/ 2. Click on link (http://overclockix.octeams.com/Overclockix_ColdFusion.iso) Actual Results: At first it looked like it was opening this binary file in the browser window, but then it crashed, taking mozilla mail with it. Expected Results: A Save file dialog should pop up and ask me where I want to save the file.
It is trying to open it in the window, because the server incorrectly says that the MIME type is text/plain. You should write to the site and ask them to fix their server setting. ->TE
Assignee: general → english-us
Severity: critical → normal
Component: Browser-General → English US
OS: Linux → All
Product: Browser → Tech Evangelism
QA Contact: general → english-us
Hardware: PC → All
Summary: Browser crashed when opening large file → octeams.com - ISO file served as text/plain
Version: Trunk → unspecified
But I don't think this should cause the browser to crash. I've seen this several times, the browser opening something binary since the mimetype is wrong, but this is the first time I've seen the browser crash. Shouldn't we be able to handle all kind of input without a crash?
Summary: octeams.com - ISO file served as text/plain → octeams.com - ISO file served as text/plain --> crashes browser
Can you get a stack or Talkback ID for this? I don't have time at the moment to crash ;-), but this should be a browser bug for the crash and an evang bug for the mime type on the site.
I can't reproduce the crash anymore since the iso has changed (they still serve the files as text/plain though). I will change the summary to represent the current state of the bug, since it's now a pure evangelism bug.
Also the torrents are served as text/plain.
Summary: octeams.com - ISOs served as text/plain → octeams.com - binary files served as text/plain
No longer serving isos. Closing.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Product: Tech Evangelism → Tech Evangelism Graveyard
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