User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.9.2 Build Identifier: Firefox/0.9.2 on a Win2K platform (IBM A31, Intel pentium p4 chip, 30GB HDD, 512mb RAM) leaving FireFox 0.9.2 unattended over night while connected to the web (ADSL 512kbps connection speed) results in FireFox absorbing all system resources particularly processor (using task manager it is obvious that processor is at 100% and memory usage is up at 350+MB). System cannot be shut down normally and power supply must be interrupted to effect a reset. I am running a Zone Labs fire wall, generally I have Mozilla Mail 1.7, xChat 2.0.8. MSN Messenger v6.1 (6.1.0211) and Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 (11.5608.5606) running concurrently with FireFox. The problem only occurs when FireFox is running however. When it is not running and the others are all up, things are fine. This problem occurred when i was using Moz 1.4 - 1.7 release candidates, but went away when the actual release of each of these came out. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Start FireFox 0.9.2 2. Leave over night 3. Experience problems Actual Results: the entire machine freezes up, the screem will refresh within 30 minutes to reveal the system manager showing 100% processor usage and memory spiked over 350mb+ Expected Results: not frozen my machine
Reporter, does this ever occured again with a current build? I've never seen such an issue except on site with flash where it happens immediately.
Summary: leaving browser unattended for 24hrs causes entire machine to lock up and absorb 100% processor → leaving browser unattended for 24hrs causes entire machine to lock up and absorb 100% processor
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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