Closed Bug 655257 Opened 9 years ago Closed 9 years ago

Memory is not freed after heavy HTML5 video and SVG graphics

Categories

(Core :: General, defect, major)

2.0 Branch
x86
Windows 7
defect
Not set
major

Tracking

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RESOLVED WORKSFORME

People

(Reporter: dziastinux, Unassigned)

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Details

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User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1) AppleWebKit/534.24 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/11.0.696.60 Safari/534.24
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:2.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0.1

Closing the tab does not help to reclaim memory. The only way is to restart Firefox.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open specified url;
2. For requested location enter New York;
3. Launch experiment;


Actual Results:  
High memory usage.

Expected Results:  
Memory reclaimed after
Memory usage screenshot after closing the tab.
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/808/memoryusage.jpg/
Version: unspecified → 4.0 Branch
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → general
Version: 4.0 Branch → 2.0 Branch
Attached file about:memory figures
I don't see this.  According to about:memory, "heap-used" got as high as 340,563,606 bytes, but after the film finished it dropped fairly quickly back down to 62,763,018 bytes.
This problem is solved with Firefox 8.0a2.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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