MailNews: Message Display
14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: David Campbell, Unassigned)


Windows XP

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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7b) Gecko/20040421
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7b) Gecko/20040421

I'm retrieving email over POP3.  When I retrieve email, after the final message
has been retrieved there is a flurry of disk activity and the whole of mozilla
locks up until the activity ceases.

It may have something to do with classifying the emails as junk or not [my

When I use the free FileMon tool from [like lsof on unix],
I can see a whole ton of activity accessing the Inbox file.

Looking at the activity, a lot of it seems needless.

I'll attach a gzipped log file of at least some of this activity.

This may be similar to bug 228999 in Thunderbird.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. send mail to yourself
2. press "Get Messages" in the mail window
3. observe slowness and disk activity after mail has been retrieved

Actual Results:  

Expected Results:  
You'd expect mozilla to not lock up for a time.

Comment 1

14 years ago
Created attachment 147077 [details]
Log file of mozilla using sysinternals FileMon

Here's the log file from FileMon tool.
Product: Browser → Seamonkey


13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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