Hilfe durchsuchen

Vorsicht vor Support-Betrug: Wir fordern Sie niemals auf, eine Nummer anzurufen, sie per SMS zu kontaktieren oder persönliche Daten preiszugeben. Bitte melden Sie verdächtige Aktivitäten über die Funktion „Missbrauch melden“.

Learn More

Firefox memory leak

  • 4 Antworten
  • 1 hat dieses Problem
  • 21 Aufrufe
  • Letzte Antwort von Dero

more options

Hello,

I use Firefox 73.0 (64-bit) on 5.3.18-1-MANJARO GNU/Linux and constantly faced with the fact that Firefox takes up all available memory until the computer freezes (12Gb RAM without swap). If I restart Firefox, initially memory usage is small, but after some websurfing it constantly grows, as if it were not clearing.

According to the about:memory report, most of the memory is occupied by the "chrome://browser/content/browser.xhtml". What is it and why does it take up so much memory?


Example:

7 tabs opened: https://i.imgur.com/W8zWXQZ.png

Memory usage report: https://pastebin.com/raw/MsTk2pAg

OS memory usage: https://pastebin.com/raw/3D5EUm61

OS memory usage after closing Firefox: https://pastebin.com/raw/q65AvTpa


I will be very grateful for your help!

Geändert am von Dero

Alle Antworten (4)

more options

Tried some tricks. Still no luck. More details in this thread: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=3059371&p=14857871#p14857871

more options
more options

"chrome://browser/content/browser.xhtml" is the main Firefox window including the user interface.

Did you check the Firefox Task Manager (about:performance) as well?

more options

I tried investigate the issuse in this thread: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=3059371&p=14857871#p14857871

Brief of the investigation:

  • Firefox Task Manager (about:performance) doesn't show what takes the memory. Screenshot: https://i.imgur.com/QuT6LMl.png
  • about:memory GC (Garbage Collection) didn't affect memory usage
  • In Safe-Mode memory use is better then default mode, no freezes, but is still too high, I think. For some reason memory report doesn't works in safe-mode. Firefox uses 1486Mb RAM (5069Mb virt). After restarting and reloading tabs it uses 320Mb Screenshot: https://i.imgur.com/5ZxrE8J.png Also after restarting (in safe-mode again) memory report works well.
  • Refreshing from about:support doesn't helps

Geändert am von Dero