[Bug 155415] Thunderbird freezes on dual core system
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Fri Dec 14 01:56:24 UTC 2007
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I'm running Ubuntu 7.04 on a dual-core Dell box at work. I'm using
Thunderbird 2 (installed from the distribution on www.getthunderbird.com
-- NOT the version distributed as part of Ubuntu).
On a fairly regular basis, Thunderbird 2 freezes up and has to be force-
quit and restarted. I see this a lot when I come back from a break,
exit the screen saver, and TB doesn't wake up. On occasion, TB freezes
while I'm in the middle of doing something like composing a message. In
each case, I try closing TB, but it doesn't respond and my only choice
is to force-quit the application and restart TB.
This has been happening for some time now, with a few different TB2
versions (currently 126.96.36.199).
This problem NEVER happens on my home system (an Athlon 64 running
32-bit Ubuntu 7.04) -- with the same version of TB2 and the same
extensions -- so the only thing I can imagine right now is that it might
have something to do with some difference between my two machines --
possibly the fact that my work box is a dual-core and my home system is
Does this sound familiar to anyone? Does it sound like a kernel
problem, or something else? Any solutions?
** Affects: mozilla-thunderbird (Ubuntu)
Assignee: Eduardo Retamales (eretamales)
Thunderbird freezes on dual core system
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