3.0.11 - Firefox and java do not unload after visiting page with Java, and quitting




10 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: rsdisposableaccount, Unassigned)


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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-15], URL)



10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/2009060215 Firefox/3.0.11 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/2009060215 Firefox/3.0.11 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

This appears similar to a bug supposedly fixed in 3.0.11...
I visit a page like the one above (National Weather Service Radar)
I click on a radar loop - left side of page, Reflectivity, Base - Loop, for example
Java applet begins to load
I use back arrow before radar animation begins - 1 or 2 seconds
I continue to use Firefox with no apparent problem, then quit the program.  It appears to unload completely
I try to restart Firefox, and am told via dialog that it is already running
When I check Task Manager, both Firefox and Java are still present
Firefox is using up to 100 Meg of RAM, and continues to count up as I watch
I can only restart Firefox normally by ending its process and Java in Task manager.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start Firefox
2.Navigate to http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=iwa&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=no
3.Click on Short Range Images - Reflectivity, Base, Loop, left hand of page near top
4.Before Java applet has a chance to load fully, click back arrow (1-2 seconds)
5.Quit Firefox
6.Try to restart Firefox after a moment - Dialog pop up Firefox already running
7.Check Task Manager - Processes.  Firefox running with huge memory usage that continually increases, Java running as well.
Actual Results:  
Cannot restart Firefox without ending it in Task Manager, Processes.  Cannot free Ram without doing the same

Expected Results:  
Closed and removed itself from memory, allowing a normal restart.  Same with Java.
Reporter, are you still seeing this issue with Firefox 3.6.12 or later in safe mode? If not, please close. These links can help you in your testing.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-15]
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.12 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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