what means it that firefox keeps greying out?

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Wed May 12 11:25:10 UTC 2010

On 12/05/10 20:30, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>    i'm not sure if this is related to my running a 2.6.34-rc7 kernel
> but, recently (within the last day or so), i've had my firefox session
> suddenly go dim/grey, and become totally unresponsive.  it *appears*
> to be related to when it's trying to load a page, but i've never seen
> this behaviour before on any distro.
>    in some cases, if i just wait, it will come back; in other cases,
> it's a lost cause and i have to kill firefox.  in an extreme case, i
> had to power down the entire machine and reboot.
>    anyone else seeing this?  thoughts?

A similar behaviour I've seen when the system is about to have the 
monitor go to sleep or start the screen saver. The first time it 
frightened the heck out of me thinking that my monitor was about to die 
but then I got use to it :-) .


The best defence against logic is ignorance.

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