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new version - OUT OF MEMORY issue

  • Very disappointing and amazed that no-one has either addressed the issue or at least recognized it.

    You would be amazed at the number of people that come here and have some weird issue that no one else has experienced or even seen anywhere else. It is very hard to track something down when you can't reproduce it.

    'That no-one else has reported'?
    There are about 10 people above with the same issue. I think there are other threads on here with similar issues as well. Is it not a coincidence that a number of people all of a sudden have the similar symptoms when previously everything was fine? Just because you can't reproduce it doesn't mean that there isn't a problem. I agree that makes it very hard to deal with, but please believe us.

  • here task manager print screen with Mem reduc

    http://hpics.li/794781c

    Happened at 3 hours 37 mins 42 s with video from twitch.tv : https://www.twitch.tv/westrice/v/110080586

    only 1 tabs openend Facebook

    Result : out of memory

  • I'm having the same issue on ANY page! Pages with videos only accelerate that issue.
    After closing all tabs, memory still remains full and i must restart opera.
    Version 42.0.2393.94 32bit
    System: Win 7 and Win 10.

  •   Very disappointing and amazed that no-one has either addressed the issue or at least recognized it.
    
    You would be amazed at the number of people that come here and have some weird issue that no one else has experienced or even seen anywhere else. It is very hard to track something down when you can't reproduce it.
    

    'That no-one else has reported'?
    There are about 10 people above with the same issue. I think there are other threads on here with similar issues as well. Is it not a coincidence that a number of people all of a sudden have the similar symptoms when previously everything was fine? Just because you can't reproduce it doesn't mean that there isn't a problem. I agree that makes it very hard to deal with, but please believe us.

    The point is that if "most" users don't see a given problem, including the developers on their systems, it is very difficult for those others to track down the cause of a problem they aren't seeing - even if the problem sufferers number in the several hundred out of the million(s) or more total users. This isn't the same thing as denying a problem exists. There are a vast number of variables between different user systems, in terms of hardware, installed software, and customized user settings. Consequently, the more information supplied in a problem report about a user's OS (type and version), his video system (including drivers), his antimalware software, and some of his custom settings (especially graphics acceleration or not, open tab count, specific webpages or videos, etc), the greater the opportunity for helpers/developers to assist in tracking down possible problem causes - and, hence, to provide likely fixes.

  • here task manager print screen with Mem reduc
    http://hpics.li/794781c
    Happened at 3 hours 37 mins 42 s with video from twitch.tv : https://www.twitch.tv/westrice/v/110080586
    only 1 tabs openend Facebook
    Result : out of memory

    FWIW, even using Vivaldi (another chromium-based) browser, on that site, one of its processes steadily increases memory consumption at the rate of roughly 35Kb/second, which is about 2.1 Mb/minute. Likewise, the memory consumption of Firefox 50's single process (a non-chromium browser) also steadily climbs at a roughly similar rate though with some up-and-down activity as it increases, which tends to make me suspect there's something in the Twitch site code/functionality itself involved in your situation.

  • OK but why it appears with the last 2 version of Opera ?

  • 'That no-one else has reported'?

    "that no one else has experienced", what is very different.

    Not all reported problems can be reproduced by everyone since many of them may be triggered by a specific hardware and/or software setting.

  • OK but why it appears with the last 2 version of Opera ?

    Maybe something related to Chromium?

  • OK but why it appears with the last 2 version of Opera ?

    Maybe something related to Chromium?

    Yeah i mean of couse but i think if no ones can reproduces it will be hard to have a fix

  • I have the same problem, randomly out of memory. It's very annoying.

  • I've decided to test different livestreaming services and see what will happen. I've ran opera in private mode, opened one stream at a time and let it run for 5 minutes.

    Here are my results. http://i.imgur.com/Gq5aplv.jpg

    Then I've opened the same streams in Chromium. Same quality, same amount of time, vastly different memory consumption. http://i.imgur.com/hQZDlzf.jpg

    My specs:
    CPU - AMD FX 6300
    Video - Geforce GTX 750 with 375.70 drivers installed
    RAM - 8 gigs
    Windows 7 x64 pro
    Opera 42.0.2393.94
    Chromium 57.0.2964.0

  • I stopped using Opera and switched to Vivaldi and I can assure you it's not Chromium as I have absolutely no "outofmemory" issues using Vivaldi so far (and used it for days now).

    I have a 16GB DDR system , Windows 10 , SSD and opera showing outofmemory messages is absurd (btw, if you had a real 64bit version this error would have not appeared:) there is clearly a memory hole in the code introduced with the latest patches/versions. T

    Anyway , it is definetely something related to opera last 2 versions (just compare the code and see what you added and do a proper smoke and regression testing this time) , frankly this is a job for QA (if there is something like that at Opera or devs/enduser is the QA?) but i think Developers should look into the code for this and see what sites are causing it , have a debugger running and also checking the process to understand this bug. A end-user cannot do nothing here but experience it.

    My Opera configs :

    Extension:
    1 Adblock Plus
    2.Last Pass

    If we are on the logic that only 10 experienced it and as such it's not important ...well there are other browsers.

  • Happened at 3 hours 37 mins 42 s with video from twitch.tv

    I've opened a tab with https://www.twitch.tv and will let it open for a few hours to see what happens.

  • i think Developers should look into the code for this and see what sites are causing it

    They can only do it if they can reproduce the issue. Otherwise they could only do blind guesses.

  • I've opened a tab with https://www.twitch.tv and will let it open for a few hours to see what happens.

    After have spent a few hours running videos on that site, I wasn't able to reproduce that 'out of memory' issue.

  • i have same proble
    computer i7-4770k, 32 GGb DDR3-RAM, GTX-970 4GGb video, Desctop in 4k Screen resolution (3840x2160 truecolor)
    every 1-2 hours got "Out of memory" error and i retart opera.
    1-2 videos from Youtube and 100% out of memory error (adn 8-10 pages open at the same time)
    Firefox, google chrome and IE - dont have this problem now.

  • For those facing the 'out of memory' issue:

    What is your OS?

    What is your graphics card?

    Any program running in background, like anti-virus, security suite, anti-malware, etc?

  • For those facing the 'out of memory' issue:
    What is your OS?
    What is your graphics card?
    Any program running in background, like anti-virus, security suite, anti-malware, etc?

    I'm using Opera 42.0.2393.94
    Windows version 8.1 64 bit
    CPU Intel-i5
    16GB Memory
    Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

    If I run Opera with the VPN it uses up memory and crashes. If I run it without the VPN it works fine.

    Running Youtube and streaming video causes the memory leak to crash the browser much more quickly.

    It is reproducible every time and using the Task Manager you can actually watch the memory usage ramp up till it crashes.

  • Previous author is right.

    Main memory leak is located in VPN code, most probably in decryption buffers related code.

    As video viewing lead to large transfer amounts you get your leak leading to OOM issue much faster.

    Also happens with heavy images loaded sites.

    Bug was introduced recently and especially bad became in latest 42 version.

  • I'm using

    • Opera 42.0.2393.94
    • Windows 10 64-bit (WoW64)
    • Stable version

    and also have the same issue, I frequently use the VPN, too. My computer has

    • 8GB RAM + 2GB Nvidia video card
      My antivirus is
    • Avira Product version 15.0.24.146 06/12/2016.

    I also use AdBlock Plus as Opera's adblocker doesn't have a feature to manually block advertisements/content by clicking on them and it usually misses some ads. Adblock Plus is the only extension I use.

    It usually happens when I enter a site with a lot of images and video content. The "out of memory" error also happens if there are too many advertisements. I have been having this issue since the v41 release. Sometimes Opera crashes completely and then restarts by itself, too.

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