From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows 98) BuildID: 20001230 We use Red Hat 6 on a PC with 64MB RAM and we run mozilla only. After runing mozilla for some hours (say >4 hrs), the PC become very slow. The PC busy swap disk. It seems memory low. - The promblem CANNOT be solved by quit & restart mozilla. - After add RAM to 128MB, the problem happens later. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Use Red Hat 6 on a PC with 64MB RAM and run mozilla only. 2. Mozilla states open for some hours (say >4 hrs), Actual Results: The PC become very slow. The PC busy swap disk. It seems memory low. Expected Results: The PC have fast response. The PC do not busy swap disk. 1. Only reboot the PC can help. 2. Restart mozilla cannot help. 3. After add RAM to 128MB, the problem happens later. 4. The problem happens even the broswer states open but not is use for long time. 5. associated with a message ">>>>>> Write clipboard to memory"
Please see also bug 58870, and check out all the tips mentioned there to try to fix this problem. Could you tell us if any of those tips fixed your problem? Are you using RH6 or RH6.1 or RH6.2? (It makes a difference for Mozilla). Thanks, Fabian.
Reducing severity. Reporter, if you believe what you are seeing is indeed that described in bug 58870 then feel free to mark this bug a duplicate or comment in here that it should be so. If you believe you're seeing something different, please comment that this bug should be further investigated within 10 days, else others may mark this bug a duplicate.
Please include swap file size, and X version, and window manager and other similar random variables.
The problem is exactly the same as bug#58870. Here is the config of my system: X Window Version XFree86 4.0.1-1 Linux RH 7.0 Mozilla 0.6 DannyShum *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 58870 ***
Verified dupe of bug 58870: "BAD: slowly eats all memory up to SWAP end." As the reporter said so...
This is not a dup of 58870. email@example.com: I cannot believe that mozilla would wedge Linux so badly as to require a reboot, but I *could* believe that your X server has consumed enough memory that *it* needs to be kicked. Could you please do the following: 1. Take your 64MB linux box and get it into a state where mozilla has wedged it good. 2. Run `ps aux > /tmp/process.txt', and attach that file to this bug report (or copy and paste it into the bug report). 3. Bounce your X server (e.g., `telinit 3 ; sleep 60 ; telinit 5' if you start in runlevel 5). Does performance still suck?
Reporter any luck reproducing this bug using the steps provided by Chris?
Marking WORKSFORME due to lack of response. Reopen when/if we get more information about the problem.