Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 430236
Firefox download seems to be broken. No downloads are completing.
Last modified: 2008-01-25 13:57:18 EST
Description of problem:
# rpm -q firefox
# uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.24-0.167.rc8.git4.fc9 #1 SMP Tue Jan 22 22:53:00
EST 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
When I go to download, something large, for example the upstream thunderbird
rpm, it starts downloading to /tmp
ls -l /tmp/*.part
-rw------- 1 dwalsh dwalsh 4104000 2008-01-25 08:59 /tmp/b_Zbn4Gd.gz.part
-rw------- 1 dwalsh dwalsh 5342919 2008-01-25 09:01 /tmp/SoLx_4Jo.gz.part
But never completes.
It also does not show the files that I downloaded in the download screen. Some
times the download is complete but never renamed. But for large downloads it
Is there something we should know about your network configuration? I just went
away and downloaded thunderbird tarball without any problem. Tell me something
more how to reproduce, or otherwise I am afraid this bug is leaning towards
(and of course to test the TB issue
curl -L -O
is your friend).
Ok I was able to recreate my .mozilla/firefox directory and copy over the
This now seems to work.