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Thunderbird loses connection to mail server after return from suspend mode.

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

Thunderbird
Mail Window Front End
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minor
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: Nick Watts, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8

When returning from suspend mode (where the power saver has kicked on)
Thunderbird fails to connect to an IMAP server.  The error is "Connection to
host failed."  

Reproducible: Sometimes
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Suspend computer (Fn+Esc on a Dell Latitude).
2. Wait for at least 5 minutes.
3. Bring computer out of suspension.

Actual Results:  
When I did this as a test, the connection could still be made.  

Expected Results:  
When I am working for long periods of time (30 minutes or more as a guess) when
the computer is suspended, the connection often is refused when trying to check
email again.

I've noticed that AOL Instant Messenger also disconnects when I come out of
suspended mode.  So, it could be that Windows kills some connections when it
goes into suspended mode.  It could also be that the NIC kicks off when Windows
is suspended.  I have a Xircom modem/NIC combination on a Dell Latitude laptop
running Windows XP.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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