Firefox 3.0 woes

Paolo paolo2 at
Mon May 5 21:00:43 UTC 2008

John K Masters wrote:
> Once logged in FF3 uses approx 66%
> CPU for the first 6-7 minutes making the system totally unresponsive.
> Then at various intervals it does the same, even when I am not surfing
> but just have it open in another workspace. This is extremely annoying.

Well, I am getting occasional periods of high CPU use and disk activity (not 
swap disk) which, as you say, makes the whole system unresponsive.

I guess it does happen when Firefox is open (it usually is), but I had not 
narrowed it down to that.


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