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Re: Firefox frequently jamming Fedora 12



On 09-12-10 13:53:32, Daniel Qarras wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> Briefly, when Firefox is not running F12 works like a charm. After
> starting Firefox every other minute Firefox hangs completely, disk
> drive led burns constantly and the system feel jammed, I can do 
> barely anything. This usually lasts 10 to 20 seconds and then things 
> are normal again for few minutes. If I have top running 
> simultaneously it shows Firefox consuming anything between 20-98 % of 
> CPU.
> 
> I have witnessed this at least with F11 on my system (perhaps also
> earlier) but since I can't provide any more accurate report I was
> hoping this getting fixed by itself somehow :-)
> 
> The questions are: is anyone else seeing even remotely similar? Is
> there any known reasons or fixes for this? Should I file a BZ about
> this? If so, what information should I provide?

Try starting Firefox in "safe mode", to disable all plugins.  Any bug 
reported not in "safe mode" will certainly be ignored by the Mozilla 
folks (and may be ignored anyway).

    firefox -safe-mode

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