Re: Firefox irresponsible
On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 03:57:43PM +0200, Javier Barroso wrote:
> Since one week ago I'm noticing firefox is sometimes irresponsible
> during three or four seconds.
If you mean "unresponsive," I've often found that firefox is
unresponsive during heavy I/O, especially disk I/O. There are settings
you can change in prefs.js that can adjust rendering latency or increase
interactivity, but I'm not sure if they'd help you in your specific
For example, if I download a 600MB file with the DownThemAll extension,
firefox will appear to "lock up" for several seconds while concatenating
all the download segments and moving them to another drive or partition.
I don't think this is a bug, really, just a limitation of the current
Hope this helps.
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