User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b4) Gecko/20050908 Firefox/1.4 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b4) Gecko/20050908 Firefox/1.4 when i had ebay open for a while (i leaveit for days sometimes) i noticed it using quite a bit of memory, approximately 125mb's. after opening ie to see what it's usage was, i then closed firefox and opened again and compare the 2 with ebay open on my selling manager screen. it's now only using 34mb with this page open. Reproducible: Didn't try Steps to Reproduce: 1.open ebay and leave open for up to a week. 2. 3. Expected Results: released memory
Most likely due to Java
I've had memory leak issues before, but the 1.5.1 beta is really bad. Firefox now regularly baloons up in memory. When I check it in the Task Manager I can see it snowballing. This and I only have 12 tabs open. It causes everything to be unresponsive. I right click for the context menu, wait... I click on another tab, wait... and so on.
memory leak occurs everytime I leave Firefox open over a work weekend. Unable to do anything except use TaskManager to shut Firefox down. Occurs with no tabs open or multiple tabs. Never happened until version 188.8.131.52
I started noticing this a couple days ago. I was running Firefox 1.51 and Firefox was using between 80bm to 130mb of memory, and ~99% of my CPU power constantly. I open up Firefox and it starts at 30mb and just keeps shooting upwards. I have tried Deer Park 2 with the same problem. I have tried one of those fixes that limits the cache or something and it didn't help at all. I am running Windows 2003. I'd appreciate somebody changing the "Secerity" of this bug to Critical. It makes Firefox unusable ever.
Without specific reproducible problems, this bug isn't of any real value. Please read http://dbaron.org/log/2006-01#e20060110a and http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=354828 before filing bugs about memory leaks.