[OT] would new cpu help firefox 2

Lord Sauron lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 02:31:48 UTC 2006


On 11/20/06, D. Michael McIntyre <michael.mcintyre at rosegardenmusic.com> wrote:
> On Monday 20 November 2006 5:07 pm, SteVe Cook wrote:
> > I've using a similar setup to you and Firefox ran OK until, as J├╝rgen
> > suggests, I hit some dodgy Java, then the cpu load rocketed up.  I've
>
> Me three.  I'm having this problem with Konqueror and Firefox both on my
> wife's machine.  Bad Java gobbles up a 2 GHz P4 with 512 MB of RAM.
>
> Now that I think about it, I've played with the same Java stuff on this box,
> and haven't seen the symptom here.  I have 1024 MB of RAM, and suspect this
> is the difference.  It's probably a slow memory leak, and I have a bigger
> bucket.

Man, and I've been sad b/c Firefox won't detect my Java...  drawback
of using Java 1.6 Beta 2...  but I will code on!

Anyone know that ramifications of installing Firefox 2 now on my
Fedora machine (previously Gentoo) instead of waiting from F-fox2 to
appear in the normal update system?

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