Closed Bug 401182 Opened 12 years ago Closed 12 years ago
Download to a disconnected drive
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9a9pre) Gecko/2007102304 Minefield/3.0a9pre Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9a9pre) Gecko/2007102304 Minefield/3.0a9pre If you set your downloads folder to an external drive, such as a USB pendrive, then remove it, then download something, Minefield doesn't tell you anything. It doesn't give an error, nothing. At least it should say "Could not locate the downloads folder" or something like that. Maybe relocate the downloads to the desktop momentarily would be helpful in this case. Reproducible: Didn't try Steps to Reproduce: 1.Set your downloads folder to an external drive 2.Remove the external drive 3.Download a file, like a .exe 4.Go to Tools > Downloads and you will see nothing
(In reply to comment #0) > At least it should say "Could not locate the downloads folder" or something like that. > Maybe relocate the downloads to the desktop momentarily would be helpful in this case. Current design in such case is; a) no feed back/no annoying dialog, b) automatic fall back to directory such as last downloaded directory, MRU(most recently used directory), desktop, working directory(=current directory=program directory). Sorry but I don't know detailed fall back order or final fall back location. See Bug 394910 for current fall back (and existing problems in choice/fall back). > Steps to Reproduce: > 1.Set your downloads folder to an external drive > 2.Remove the external drive > 3.Download a file, like a .exe > 4.Go to Tools > Downloads and you will see nothing Sounds "(no filepicker prompt)" case of Bug 394910 Comment #8, and problem of "silent stop of download when unable to fall back". (Q1) What is set(or defauled, or not set) in next entries? (about:config at URL bar, then filter with "download") - browser.download.folderList - browser.download.useDownloadFolder - browser.download.dir - browser.download.lastDir (Q2) What is your exact operation at step 3? a. link click of <a href="....exe"> b. "Save As"(or "Save Image As" when image) c. "Save Link As"
Resolving old UNCONFIRMED Download Manager bugs as INCOMPLETE. If you still see this issue, please reopen. To mark all these bug changes as read, filter on ONOMATOPOEIA.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Resolution: INCOMPLETE → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 429827
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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