User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.8a1) Gecko/20040520 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.8a1) Gecko/20040520 I copied the folders from the default C:\Windows\App...Data\... to my F:\Users\Bdg folders using same structure, etc. This had worked before with earlier Mozilla (1.2?). Now after starting Mozilla in browser mode, Mozilla hangs trying to start Mail client. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Start Mozilla in browser. 2. Using Cntl-2 to start Mail. 3. Mail client does NOT start up (no new "Mail" window). Actual Results: Mozilla Hangs.... Expected Results: New Mail window should appear.
By replacing prefs.js in original default location (C:\Windows\App...Data\Mozilla\Profiles\....) Mail now works.
Following are lines from prefs.js: Causes "Hang" user_pref("mail.server.server1.directory", F:\\Users\\bdg\\Mail\\mail.comcast.net"); user_pref("mail.server.server1.directory-rel", "[ProfD]../../../../../../../F:/Users/bdg/Mail/mail.comcast.net") Original (working version): user_pref("mail.server.server1.directory", "C:\\WINDOWS\\Application Data\\Mozilla\\Profiles\\BDG-1\\pd2lei7h.slt\\Mail\\mail.attbi.com"); user_pref("mail.server.server1.directory-rel", "[ProfD]Mail/mail.attbi.com")
Could it be related to bug 241708 comment 17? So it should now work with a newer build.
Sounds like Bug 242579 & Bug 242970. >Bug 242579 > Multiple mail copy/move hangs when drive of mail directry is different from one for profile directry (bug 242970 also occurs). > This causes hang of Junk move/Junk purge and multiple mail delete. >Bug 242970 > Bug 241708 has broken Mail&News when mail directry on different drive from one for profile directry. > (Server Settings/Local directory was changed to \\.\D:\pop3.server.name after 2004-04-29 build) If same problem, try trunk builds after 2004-05-21. As ostgote says, patch for these bugs(bug 241708 Comment #14) was unfortunately not landed on 1.8a1 release build(2004-05-20 build).
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