Re: Browsers get stuck on some websites.
I get exactly the same thing with some ad servers (Falkag kills me at
www.theregister.co.uk) at some locations. This happens on LInux with Firefox
or Windows with Firefox or IE.
It appears to be a routing congestion issue and generally disappears after a
I've just learned to live with it.
As an aside: your browser does not "hang" - it just doesn't render - hanging
is a very specific phrase.
On Monday 11 Jul 2005 19:46, [KS] wrote:
> steef wrote:
> > [KS] wrote:
> >> Hello all,
> >> I have been noticing some problems with web browsers last night. On a
> >> few websites the browser hangs while loading the page. Most of the time
> >> when Mozilla hangs, it shows in the status bar that it is waiting for
> >> some advertisement website. Konqureror tells that it is loading the last
> >> image of the page and hangs. Firefox shows similar behaviour. Example:
> >> http://www.theweathernetwork.com
> >> Anybody else getting similar problems?
> >> /KS
> > nope. i could reach the webpage without any trouble with firefox and
> > mozllia and by using the red-crosslinks read about the flooding in
> > alberta.
> > steef
> > groningen
> > holland
> Same for http://www.foxnews.com
> The browser hangup looks consistent to me especially for websites having
> some advertisements!