Mail terminates unexpectedly while not actively in use (no focus/background)

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

MailNews Core
Networking
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: David Gamey, Assigned: (not reading, please use seth@sspitzer.org instead))

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031016
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031016

Periodically Mozilla has simply terminated.  I haven't marked this higher
priority due to frequency and the impact seems to limited to a restart (no data
loss).  

In all cases I was not using Mozilla mail or the browser actively.  Focus was on
other applications.  However, browser windows have been open and mail has been
checking for and downloading new mail from several POP accounts.  It appears to
happen when making POP requests.

I don't have as much data as I'd like to on this.  This is as much for tracking
as anything.  I'll post updates if I can get something more solid. Unfortunately
I have't got any ideas on how to reproduce this yet.  

Suggestions on collecting more useful data would be appreciated.  Can someone
point me to where/how I can get more detailed trace info?

I'm running the Moz 1.5 rpm behind a firewall device.

I have looked at couple of nspr log files, unfortunately only I have only one at
this time.  The last entries showed mozilla talking to my POP server.  In the
good log, the last line shows "POP3: Entering state: 25" at the time it failed.
 No evidence of core file or other footprint of the problem. (I also have
netstat data and every time "SEND: USER" is logged.  Now I'm adding data from ps
on mozilla-bin)

It *might* be related to http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=165832 . 
The nspr log shows that mozilla stopped talking to one of my three POP accounts
 (but this was 7 hours before the crash).

I reviewed a large number of bugs with terminated | unexpectedly | dies |
crash+linux | crash+backgroup before posting.  There were too many under crash |
crash+mail to comprehensively review.  I also revied the 1.6b changelog.  No
entires seemed to fit.


Thanks, David


Reproducible: Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
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Expected Results:  
Not crashed.
Product: MailNews → Core
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