[OT] would new cpu help firefox 2

SteVe Cook yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 21 09:16:32 UTC 2006


golfer wrote:
> On 11/20/06, Lord Sauron <lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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!
> 
> I'm not using any extensions.  Because of slowness on dapper, with
> ff-1.5, I had been using script block to block most javascript.  But,
> I had heard that ff-2 had a newer javascript so have been trying
> without any extensions.  I only have flash-7, sun-java-1.5, realplayer
> as plugins.  But, is it the sun java or the javascript that's the
> problem?  I thought it's the javascript.
> 
> Well, maybe it's time to try script block on ff-2.
> 
It appears to be the scipts that are causing problems, I have no 
problems with applets.

SteVe





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