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Old 12-13-2004, 06:58 PM   #1
knowerrors
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Document Contains No Data, Firefox and Mozilla


Very very frustrating, getting the Document Contains No Data message all the time, mainly on Yahoo Email website while browsing using Mozilla 1.7.3-5 or Firefox 1.0-2 on Debian. Ive tried all the suggestions on this site, and also on MozillaZine forums. Anybody with ideas of how to fix this, please share em, anything at all to try would help! I like linux, but its killing me that it takes 10 tries to send an email.

Thanks
KE
 
Old 12-13-2004, 07:39 PM   #2
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noboody want to repeat whats already been said... before we start telling you what to try, you tell us what you have already tried, and what the result of your attempts were ?

then we will try to think of somthing you have not yet tried.
 
Old 12-13-2004, 08:52 PM   #3
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Ok, heres what Ive already tried to fix this problem, from searching this forum and mozillzine:

1) browser.xul.error_pages.enabled and change its value to true

2) "network.prefetch-next" change value to "false"
"network.http.pipelining" change to "false"

3) cleared all cache/cookies/history

4) about:config to set the pref browser.cache.check_doc_frequency to the integer 1

5) disabled TSL and SSL

None of these yielded any change in the occurance of the error.

BTW, Im using kernel 2.6.10-rc1, and am on a 28.8 dialup connection. Thanks qwijibow and anyone else for suggestions.

Last edited by knowerrors; 12-13-2004 at 08:57 PM.
 
Old 12-13-2004, 09:37 PM   #4
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so.. hows the internet connection ???

i get this error all the time when my ISP goes down, and when my network cable gets kicked out, or the web server goes down... i assume you have ruled out all these already.

to make sure it is DEFINATLY a web browser, please run the following test for me.
find a web page that generates the empty document error... (for example google.com)

then try to gonnec with telnet.

Code:
telnet google.com 80
GET /
what is output to the console after the "GET /" command..
if nothing, its a network problem.

if you get the html code of the web page, then its a browser problem.

have you tried other browsers ? like konqueror (if u are using KDE) ?
 
Old 12-14-2004, 01:25 AM   #5
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I only get this error on a few websites occasional, but yahoo email is all the time, and it prevents me from loading some other pages. My internet connections is fine, no problem with straight file downloads. Also, the problem seems to have started after I upgraded to the latest Mozilla and Firefox versions, thinking hard of downgrading. Tried your telnet test, got "Connection closed by foreign host", which doesn't seem like either result you expected. Yahoo email works good off an on, but when its off it can take many tries to do anything, and some account management tools on GoDaddy.com don't work at all. Most other sites work fine all the time, with no error. Could any of this be Java related? I monitored my network traffic when clicking on the links that produce "Document contains no Data", and there is no downsteam activity at all. Yes I have KDE, tried Konqueror and its far worse, has its own problems. Any clues as to how to solve the error?
 
Old 12-14-2004, 05:07 AM   #6
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The fact that this is happening in 3 different web browsers, surgests is a network problem out of your control.

does your ISP have any http proxie servers ?
for some reason, on my NTLworld internet connection Yahoo chat profiles dont work, and SlashDot.org always bans my logins because of "someone in my ip range abusing the system".

but when i set the web browser to run using a differend proxie (in ireland, i live in england) the internet works fine.

try downgrading.
im betting that the error occuring at the same time as the upgrade was a coincidence.
if downgrading browsers does not fix the problem, you know its definatly not the browser.

i was going to surgest using the stable 2.6.9 kernel, but i dont think the test kernel you are using is to blame.

sorry, im all out of ideas..
Anyone else got any ?
 
Old 12-18-2004, 01:06 AM   #7
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Well, I got a chance to hook my computer up to a broadband dsl connection at an computer lab, and the error was non existent. This seems to suggest that the problem is either kppp setup, the modem, bad phone line, or ISP problems. Any suggestions on how to narrow it down? I will be trying everything.
 
Old 01-03-2005, 12:02 AM   #8
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Update...

Accessed the same exact websites using the same external serial modem(Best Data Smart One 336FLX), and firefox, except in Windows 2000, and everything worked fine. This makes me think either my kppp/ppp settings are wrong, linux doesn't do well with this modem, or some bad firefox settings. Im leaning towards the kppp/ppp settings, though I don't know which to check. Please, through me some ideas, anything would be great.
KE
 
Old 01-17-2005, 07:21 PM   #9
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try setting "mtu 576" for pppd

I met the same problem when browsing through a ppp connection. Add a "mtu 576" in /etc/ppp/options and /etc/ppp/peers/wvdial ( because I user wvdial) and redial. Check the mtu setting using "ifconfig ppp0", the new mtu should be 576 instead of default 1500. This solves the problem for me.
 
Old 02-11-2005, 01:48 AM   #10
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I'm coming up with this same thing lately.
I'm starting to think it's a firefox/java thing.

It really started happening after I installed the jre2 from sun.

this is the error message i'm getting.
Any help appreciated.

Code:
Error: uncaught exception: [Exception... "Component returned 

failure code: 0x8000ffff (NS_ERROR_UNEXPECTED) 

[nsIStringBundle.GetStringFromName]"  nsresult: "0x8000ffff 

(NS_ERROR_UNEXPECTED)"  location: "JS frame :: XStringBundle :: 

getString :: line 16"  data: no]
-D

Last edited by mohawkdigital42; 02-11-2005 at 01:50 AM.
 
Old 08-05-2005, 10:52 AM   #11
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Contains No from certain Yahoo accounts Using Hi Speed Internet

Yahoo only lets certain accounts access their Inbox, Sent, or bulk mail on my
linksys Cable/DSL 4 port router. I have friends to whom I had recommended
Yahoo. They come and use my computer. I can use Yahoo just fine. They
can log into Yahoo and read any of the ads or news but they can't access any
of their mail boxes. I am VERY EMBARASSED THAT I RECOMMENDED YAHOO.
I did everything that Knowerrors suggested using about:config and it is still the
same. Sometimes Yahoo asks me to reply to a survey. I tell them what is
wrong but they never reply. Yahoo also hasn't done anything to fix this
problem AFAIK.

Evidence indicates that it maybe a problem with Yahoo not wanting
security. With Win98 behind the router the same problem happens.
Disconnect the router so that Yahoo sees my IP and it works. It also works
in Suse 9.3 without the router for all of my friends Yahoo accounts where
they gave me their password.

One account works all of the time was never upgraded to 1GB. It may be
that Yahoo changed some programming sometime after they upgraded most
eMail users to 1GB.

I have spent hours looking for the right way to contact Yahoo but their
technical help seems to be non-existant.

I would really appreciate anything that anyone can say or do to help the
contains no problem and/or the Yahoo inability to receive communication
from users problem.

Last edited by suguru; 08-05-2005 at 03:18 PM.
 
Old 08-25-2005, 02:48 PM   #12
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Is this apache php related?

While searching for a solution to this yahoo mail problem,
I stumbled upon this post that may be related.

[PLUG] Apache/PHP problem
Scott Van Hoosen wrote in 2003

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I recently patched Apache on my Red Hat 7.1 machine to
Red Hat's latest release:
apache-1.3.27-1.7.1
php-4.1.2-7.1.6

Since the upgrade, I've had problems with it. I have a
couple of PHP-based upload pages, so people can upload
files to my page. It worked flawlessly before, with
files up to 100 MB, but now when I upload a time or
two, Apache goes weird. For example, this morning, the
page seemed to work fine for my Mozilla/Linux box, but
I would get errors like "the page contains no data" on
a WinNT or Win98 machine. Also, pages would sometimes
fail to refresh correctly about 25% of the time on
some Windows machines, while again them seemed to work
on my Linux box. At other times, the server would stop
working for all browsers. Restarting Apache would fix
it, but it would usually take two tries to stop Apache
(service httpd stop).

Any ideas or suggestions?

-Scott
 
Old 08-25-2005, 03:08 PM   #13
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DIsable ipv6 in about config. Also if you are using Adblock or a proxy that can block websites make sure nothing with yahoo.com or ying.com is blocked.

type about:config in the Navbar/address bar and hit Enter then look for
network.dns.disableIPv6 - right-click and toggle to true
Restart Firefox


Summary of Can't Connect/timeout Solutions - MozillaZine Forums

Last edited by craigevil; 08-25-2005 at 04:39 PM.
 
Old 08-25-2005, 04:25 PM   #14
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Somewhere on the Mozilla site, there's a setting and/or plug-in that gets rid of the Document Contains No Data and replaces it with the "real" error. If you search the Mozillazine forums for "Document Contains No Data" you're bound to come across it.
 
Old 02-18-2006, 05:33 AM   #15
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I had this problem and fixed it like this...

Hi all,

I just started experiencing this problem a few days ago, I was getting "The document contains no data" whenever trying to access either google.com or google.co.uk. After searching around and looking on this forum and the Mozillazine forum too, I think I've fixed it on my SuSE10 laptop.

In several posts it talks about disabling IPv6 as a way of working around the problem. I'm no IPv6 expert and don't know how to do that, but I did find the following section had been added at the bottom of /etc/hosts:-

# special IPv6 addresses
::1 localhost ipv6-localhost ipv6-loopback

fe00::0 ipv6-localnet

ff00::0 ipv6-mcastprefix
ff02::1 ipv6-allnodes
ff02::2 ipv6-allrouters
ff02::3 ipv6-allhosts
127.0.0.2 linux.site linux

I have no idea whether these lines are important or not, but because I'd read about IPv6 being a possible culprit I remarked all these out and restarted my network, and hey presto - Google works again!

disabling these lines did break on of my Java apps (Viewletbuilder), but that was simply that the last line (127.0.0.2 linux.site linux) was no longer available. Un-remming that line but leaving the others now has my system back to normal.

HTH
Chris
 
  


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