User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.2) Gecko/20040810 Debian/1.7.2-2 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.2) Gecko/20040810 Debian/1.7.2-2 For the past few months, whenever visiting http://www.cnn.com in a tab of the browser, if I then change the tab's URL to point to another web site and press enter, I get a message like the following: "TCP connection to 'cl.cnn.com' failed: Connection reset by peer." Note that while getting that message the URL for the tab is still what I changed it to, say http://www.msnbc.com for example. If I continue to try reloading the new URL, it typically takes three tries before I reach the new page. I think this is a Mozilla bug because I'm not following a link from CNN, I'm simply manually changing the URL for the tab and pressing enter. Mozilla should load the page using the new URL, but instead continues to contact CNN's web site several more times, only switching to load the new site on the third try. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Goto http://www.cnn.com 2. Open a few articles in tabs using middle mouse button. 3. View one of the tabs. 4. Change the tab's URL to some other web site, say http://www.msnbc.com 5. Press enter. 6. Receive a "TCP connection to 'cl.cnn.com' failed: Connection reset by peer." error message. 7. Click reload or click on the URL text and press enter again. 8. Get the error message again. 9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 to get the message a third time. 10. Reload yet again and actually make it to the new site. Actual Results: I received an error message instead of seeing the web site I wanted to see. Expected Results: Mozilla should load the new URL in the tab and not contact the CNN site at all. Occasionally the "TCP connection to 'cl.cnn.com' failed: Connection reset by peer." error message will have a different leading subdomain (e.g. xyz.cnn.com). Generally the error message is the same all three times, but the leading subdomain sometimes changes on the second or third try.
This worksforme with a current SeaMonkey trunk build. Reporter, is this a problem with the Mozilla.org builds, or just the Debian ones? The latter typically have a bunch of patches applied to them; sometimes those patches break things.
(In reply to comment #1) > This worksforme with a current SeaMonkey trunk build. > > Reporter, is this a problem with the Mozilla.org builds, or just the Debian > ones? The latter typically have a bunch of patches applied to them; sometimes > those patches break things. I only use the Debian ones. In any case the bug has been there for a while, I just haven't taken the time to report it to anyone until now. I'd encourage you to try to duplicate it a few more times, maybe with different sites instead of the msnbc that I used as an example. I perhaps should have said it was reproducible most of the time instead of always, since right now I can't reproduce what I just submitted ten minutes ago. :) But I do notice it frequently...enough that I don't really use their site as a news source anymore because it's annoying.
My point was that you should make sure to report this to Debian too. Given the failure to reproduce this in Mozilla.org builds so far on my part, chances are good it's their bug.
(In reply to comment #3) > My point was that you should make sure to report this to Debian too. Given the > failure to reproduce this in Mozilla.org builds so far on my part, chances are > good it's their bug. Okay, I just reported it to them.
I gave up Mozilla for Firefox, which apparently doesn't have this problem, so I don't care about the status of this bug anymore.
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Last Resolved: 14 years ago
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