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Re: any thoughts on why firefox is still nad-grindingly slow?



On Mon, 27 Apr 2009, François Cami wrote:

> On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 15:49:58 -0400 (EDT)
> "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday crashcourse ca> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, 27 Apr 2009, Adam Jackson wrote:
> >
> > > On Mon, 2009-04-27 at 12:16 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 27 Apr 2009, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > On Fri, 2009-04-24 at 05:41 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > i can't be the only person seeing this, and i can't be the only person
> > > > > > who's pretty much given up on this dog of a piece of software.
> > > > > > thoughts?
> > > > >
> > > > > Never say "I can't be the only person", because you can be.
> > > > >
> > > > > Also: sysprof.
> > > >
> > > >   sorry, that was spoken in the heat of the moment.  i'm getting
> > > > increasingly frustrated because i was having firefox performance
> > > > issues right from the get-go, with a fresh install of f11 beta.
> > > > it's not as if i'm trying all sorts of esoteric and obscure
> > > > configurations -- this was happening before i messed around at
> > > > all.
> > >
> > > There wasn't any emotion behind my statement, it's just true.
> > > There are plenty of ways in which you (or any other observer) can
> > > run into unique behaviour.
> > >
> > > The way to figure it out is not "does anyone else see this" but
> > > "what's causing this".
> >
> >   quite so.  compounding the problem is that i'm still having
> > occasional video lockups on this system, the last one caused simply by
> > moving a firefox window.  even after the lockup, i can still "ssh"
> > into the system but there's nothing in any of the log files that gives
> > me a hint as to what's going on.
>
> If you're on EXA on that RS690, please switch back to XAA until we know
> more about the problem - IIRC XAA ran fine on your hardware.

  not anymore -- i've been on XAA for the last couple days, and i'm
now having occasional lockup problems.  i'm using "nomodeset" as a
boot parameter and things are *exceedingly* stable, but not perfect.

rday
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