Firefox 1.0.7 takes 100% CPU [was: Re: Firefox 1.5 very high load]
jan.moren at lucs.lu.se
Tue Jan 3 10:24:37 UTC 2006
tis 2006-01-03 klockan 11:07 +0100 skrev Mario Splivalo:
> On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 11:15 +0200, Giorgos wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 08:32 +0100, Mario Splivalo wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm having almost similair problems with 1.0.7. When I open some pages,
> > > for instance http://www.index.hr (Croatian news portal - and I'm
> > > adblocking all the flash from there - I just have those scrolling text
> > > on the right side), my CPU load goes to 70-80%. If I have two, three or
> > > more tabs open, then the load is 100%, and I feel the slowdown of the
> > > system. The same happens with http://www.vecernji-list.hr, for instance.
> > > On the same machine I have booted WindowsXP, where I also installed
> > > Firefox 1.0.7, and I don't experience that problem there.
> > >
> > Ubuntu's firefox is very slow, this was a big mistake imho, if you
> > install the 1.5 with these instructions
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirefoxNewVersion
> > it will be a world of difference.
> Well, not actually a world of difference, maybe just a smal village :)
> I did what is stated above, and installed firefox 1.5, and I notice
> small improvement. The number of tabs before I hit 100% processor load
> has increased from two-three tabs to like ten. But still, on Windows,
> and firefox 1.5 I can have as much as 40 tabs open withouth ANY
> processor load. Ff just eats a lot of RAM, and that's it.
> I also tried ff on debian testing, same thing. I guess FF just performs
> better on Windows machines.
Something is not right with your installation, I think.
On my not-very-fast laptop, with the default Firefox in Breezy, I now
have 25 tabs open, to various websites. After they all finished loading,
Firefox takes no CPU at all.
Dr. Jan Morén (mr)
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