"Open Link in New Tab" doesn't remember first page in history

I recently noticed that the "Open Link in New Tab" is not remembering the very first page in the tab history. The replication is simple.
# Go to any page (Google works well)
# Right click and chose to open a link on the page in a new tab
# On the new tab, left click a link to load a new page
# The "Go back one page" button will remain grey and you will not be able to go back to the first page for the tab.
# Left click another link and the "Go back one page" button will now be active allowing you to go to the previous page, but not all the way back to the first page of the tab.
This happens whether I use the middle mouse or a right click and chose open in new tab. It is present since I upgraded to Firefox 4.0, but was also happening before the upgrade when I was using Firefox 3.6.

I have the same problem. There are two other problems that might be related. The first one is, sometimes it seems like Firefox loses focus of the page so if I try to refresh the page using CTRL-R or the refresh button, nothing happens. The only way to refresh the page is to hit CTRL-L and Enter as it you're opening the page again. The second problem happens when another window is opened (e.g. new window, new bookmark window from CTRL-SHIFT-B). When you go back to the original window, everytime you go to the tab that the new window was opened from, somehow Firefox brings the window to the front, but the focus is still on the tab.

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