Re: Straw poll: What browser do you use?
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On Tue, 7 Sep 2010 09:12:44 -0600
Aaron Toponce <xxx> wrote:
I can attest to memory eating on Iceweasel.
Normally, I use Iceweasel as my normal browser, but on the poor box I
have (a 1Ghz p3 Coppermine w/256MiB of RAM) I get this odd problem...
It just eats memory like candy, and I don't even /have/ flash
Its not plugins its the /rendering engine/ and its /memory management
techniques/. I've seen a single instance of FF sit there and eat memory
progressively over 4-5 hours if I have 10-30 tabs open (Generally over
5-6 windows). I've seen it eat almost all of my 2GB swap too, which I
keep on a flash drive.
I'm personally using Midori, a webkit one, at the moment. it doesn't
eat memory like the hog that iceweasel is, and on the crappy 8mb gfx
card I'm on (laptop), its no problem for me to spare 3 seconds waiting
for a page to load.
"We are investigating the light at the end of the tunnel"
I /dont/ use PGP-Mime because I'm so l33t I read mbox's with cat and
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