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Since Thursday, the synchronisation not working (unknown problem, but correctly login)
since Thursday the synchronization failed, but i'm correctly login in "https://accounts.firefox.com/settings" (i try without antivirus and firewall)
i specify, this is not a creation account. i have no pb for 2 month (i create new account with ff 30...)
i can put my "about:sync-log" if someone is interested in ...
Modified by NoahSUMO
thanks, the error appears to be caused by the synced history items - can you try to turn off the synchronisation of your history for testing purposes?Read this answer in context 👍 0
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hello Totoche2607, yes if you could copy the contents of the last error from about:sync-log to http://pastebin.mozilla.org/ or a similar service and paste a link here on the forum, this would be very helpful in assessing the problem. thank you!
hello philipp, Today sync log [http://pastebin.mozilla.org/6034326] if you see something special in this log, i can try different solution...
thank you for your help
Modified by Totoche2607
thanks, the error appears to be caused by the synced history items - can you try to turn off the synchronisation of your history for testing purposes?
Thank you :-)), It works !
Do you think this is because of my use ? a extension ? (for not to do it again!!)
anyway thank you again
there appears to be a size limit for syncing history that you may have hit...
Modified by philipp
but I just try to turn on 5 minutes later ... and same pb before your solution...
for me it's not a pb to let turn it off the synchronisation of my history. (but, if you think it can help (and if it's not because of me !), I can open a ticket on bugzilla...)
(sorry i haven't see your last replie... i don't see nothing special in history ... the only thing i see for that kind of thing is my modification of browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo;99 )
Modified by Totoche2607
when you inspect your firefox history (ctrl+shift+h) do you see anything unusual there (for example one particular site that creates 100s of entries for one single visit)?
Do you have any other problems with the history or bookmark?
This could indicate a problem with the places.sqlite file.
- Places Maintenance: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/places-maintenance/
There is some info in this bug report.
- bug 985930 - History older than 6 months is not synced
Please do not comment in bug reports
- no specific pb with history or bookmark (but i recently copy/past many bookmarks from a "portable FF" ...)
- i have a older,but disable, ext since long time (Vacuum Places Improved)
- Places Maintenance : http://pastebin.mozilla.org/6040942 but to be honest, it is possible that my places.sqlite file wasn't very clean, because I translated extensions and test them ... not very clean!
- for example, if you see my sync log on line 211 and 212, they are ref to adblockplus that i remove since a long time for adblock edge ...
- I'll take the time to read your other links and maybe to reset my history (it's not really important)
it's just that it bothered me to have a pb with sync just when I wait for my firefoxOS phone !... (but if it's just for the history, it's really not a problem as long as I have it in local on my pc ...)
I reset my history and the sync is ok after that, with history on ... (i read your mozillazine link and have nothing what is described.)
So if i understand the problem come from options/privacy/"Remember history" after a certain time...
anyway thank you both
i was in contact with a mozilla dev working on sync and he meant that even if you "remember history" the size issue shouldn't come up under normal circumstances - so maybe let's take this as a one-off failure.
in case it reappears you might really consider filing a bug report (but then it may be useful to submit your history files to the devs in some private way)...
ok so I'll put again "remember history" just to see what happens ...