Bug 457392 - After time, firefox address bar stop working
After time, firefox address bar stop working
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-31 08:20 EDT by Luca Foppiano
Modified: 2009-07-14 13:49 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:49:37 EDT
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a video about my problem with firerox (758.02 KB, application/octet-stream)
2008-07-31 08:20 EDT, Luca Foppiano
no flags Details
strace about firefox...I stopped it when my address bar stop working... (44.34 KB, application/octet-stream)
2008-08-04 04:35 EDT, Luca Foppiano
no flags Details

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Description Luca Foppiano 2008-07-31 08:20:50 EDT
Description of problem:
Firefox address bar stop working after about an hour of usage.
When I insert a website inside address bar, and I press enter, nothing happens,
and webpage is not loaded.
If I open a "run as" (alt+f2) and I type "firefox http://myownwebsite.bao" it
open a new tab and load new website.

I dunno how to explain better, I attach a short video.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 

How reproducible:
dunno how, after a bit time I work, this problem appear.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use firefox
2. open new tab to insert a new address
Additional info:

I don't have, if you need other information, ask me.
Comment 1 Luca Foppiano 2008-07-31 08:20:51 EDT
Created attachment 313094 [details]
a video about my problem with firerox
Comment 2 Matěj Cepl 2008-07-31 18:09:25 EDT
Just works for me. Do you have anything special about your configuration,
hardware, system, etc., which could help us to reproduce this bug on our systems?
Comment 3 Luca Foppiano 2008-07-31 18:49:16 EDT
I don't have idea about what can be the cause of this problem, next time I will
register firefox stacktrace and debug logs...
My configuration is normal and I never had problems with firefox before now...
Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2008-08-01 10:40:44 EDT
OK, let's give you a month and if we want be able to get some reproducer, I will
close this as INSUFFICIENT_DATA.
Comment 5 Luca Foppiano 2008-08-01 10:46:15 EDT

today for example I don't have that problem...but I remember yesterday and other
days I had this problem, I was behind a proxy...

Comment 6 Luca Foppiano 2008-08-04 04:35:32 EDT
Created attachment 313341 [details]
strace about firefox...I stopped it when my address bar stop working...

here a strace on firefox..

I hope it can be helpful
Comment 7 Luca Foppiano 2008-08-04 04:38:43 EDT
Just two comments I forgot, test_firefox is made using strace and using navigation behind a proxy (afaik the only one situation I've got problems..)...
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Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 13:49:37 EDT
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