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what happened and crash behind the gui? [answered]

asked 2016-11-29 00:21:19 +0300

cemoi71 gravatar image

Hello all,

on my device (JP1) happened since the sfos v2 sometime a special crash by the working apps.
If they are native or not I remarked a kind of problem with the gui interface lipstick or i don't know what.
That sometimes something crashes in background, so that the covers stay in foregrounds and the app are down.
After clicking on the cover it, the app is recalled, with see the refresh icon in the cover, then it comes back again.
what happened there?
I had always a problem to reproduce it, but i found now one way to reproduce it.
This way is not a conventional use of the device, but it reproduce each time, the situation that i had with a "normal" use.
What is reproducible works like this:
I try to download big files one after one with firefox (yes android app), so much as i can.
Sometimes it happened a long time until firefox crashes, Sometimes not so long.
And as i told, when firefox crashes, then all other apps which works in covers crashes too.
But all covers of apps are still opened, inclusive the one of firefox.
Then if i tap on the cover, then the app which was on this place, will be bring back alive with the refresh symbol before.
Why at this place when FF crashes, all the other apps (which may be native) too, crashes?

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which kind of memory Ram? flash? that's not for the place in rom...
And even it is one of them. I find no normal that all apps crashes. When just one overload the system.

cemoi71 ( 2016-11-29 11:16:27 +0300 )edit

Hey, just think about it for a moment... What kind of memory you can run out of :)

Have you ever heard someone running "out of rom" or "out of flash" !!!

And regarding to apps closing when someone grabs too much memory; of course it is not desirable but what can you do really? OOMK is a really dumb beast and it will try to arrange a bit of room when cornered; it is possible that there are some collateral damage in the process :)

juiceme ( 2016-11-29 11:32:27 +0300 )edit

hum please which kind of memory is there on the phone? flash rom and ram.
rom and flash for the system and sdcard. ram for the current process. you tell about run of memory, when i have more than 2gb on the system partition and more than 10 gb on the sdcard. ram side, with 4 apps i don#t think that a goes near of the limit of the memory.
So my question reformulate, which kind of memory you speculate that it run out?
Fair enough reformulation? without to be condescend.
Thank you anyway for your interesting on the thing and your answer.

cemoi71 ( 2016-11-29 12:26:53 +0300 )edit

OK, I am sorry for not being clear; what I mean always when running out of memory it means RAM

When you stress the system with huge downloads it will consume system buffers which exhausts memory until OOMK starts to make way by killing off applications.

juiceme ( 2016-11-29 13:54:22 +0300 )edit

what is oomk?
ok i understand ram buffer out of memory. then is it correct or expected that in this case all app which are running are shutting down? or it is a bug? i represented me that the system isolated each app, and if one goes mad, then it put it down just this one, not all... definition things....

cemoi71 ( 2016-11-29 16:30:44 +0300 )edit

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answered 2016-11-29 06:07:31 +0300

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You are running out of memory.

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