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Bug 454372 - Fx aborts all downloads when going offline due to NetworkManager
Summary: Fx aborts all downloads when going offline due to NetworkManager
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gecko Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-07-08 01:57 UTC by Miloslav Trmač
Modified: 2008-07-08 17:12 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-07-08 17:12:41 UTC


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Description Miloslav Trmač 2008-07-08 01:57:37 UTC
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
firefox-3.0-1.fc9.i386

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start a few large downloads (e.g. an ISO image, long video)
2. In the middle of the download, shut down your wifi router - or do something
   similar to simulate a temporary loss of internet connection (e.g. when the
   signal is weak).
3. Observe that Fx has gone into offline mode, and:
   a. terminated all downloads
   b. shows a separate dialog box for each terminated download
4. Go online again, restart the downloads, and observe that the previously
   downloaded data is being downloaded again.
  
Expected results:
At minimum, 4. should be able to resume downloads.  [Perhaps this depends on
server capabilities?]

Expected is that Fx doesn't terminate downloads, and lets them time out - or
continue if the network connection comes back up.

Terminating the downloads might perhaps be the right thing if the user went
offline intentionally - but definitely not when the offline state is transient.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Christopher Aillon 2008-07-08 17:12:41 UTC
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=437415


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