Re: Is it just me [Firefox resouce drain]
On Fri, 2011-11-04 at 21:02 -0500, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Harry Putnam <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Running updated wheezy
> > Does any other firefox user see this phenomena:
> > Running Firefox 7.0.1 When I navigate to this specific page I see
> > really massive resources being pulled. It is listed it `top' as being
> > Xorg, but it only happens when I run firefox and try to load this
> > page:
> I got a private response to this by someone running Iceweasel who said
> they had no problem with that site...
> I should be able to run both firefox and iceweasel right? So I thought
> I might do some testing with Iceweasel.
> I am having an issue where firefox 7.0.1 makes Xorg pull an ungodly
> amount of resource on one particular web page.... so I thought I'd
> install iceweasel and see if that would help me see if it is a local
> problem or what. But now, when I try to start iceweasel, I get a
> warning dialog that tells me
> iceweasel is already running, but not responding and that I must
> first close that instance in order to start iceweasel.
> ps wwaux|grep icew
> shows no pid for iceweasel... how can it be running with no pid.
> Or does icew do something sneaky with the firefox program?
> I did see a message when I just now installed iceweasel:
> [snipped from installe output]
> Unpacking iceweasel (from .../iceweasel_7.0.1-4_i386.deb) ...
> Adding 'diversion of /usr/bin/firefox to /usr/bin/firefox.real by
> iceweasel' Processing triggers for man-db ...
> I do see several pids for firefox (wrapped for mail):
> reader 12600 0.0 0.0 1892 500 ? S 14:52 \
> 0:00 sh -c /usr/bin/firefox
> reader 12601 1.9 6.2 570888 129260 ? Sl \
> 14:52 6:54 /usr/bin/firefox
> reader 12927 0.1 0.9 127424 19716 ? Sl \
> 15:01 0:31 /usr/lib/firefox/plugin-container \
> /home/reader/.mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so -greomni \
> /usr/lib/firefox/omni.jar 12601 true plugin
> Is one of those likely to be iceweasel impersonating firefox?
> Anyway, can anyone guess what might be going on here?
Sorry, I didn't realize I had clicked reply instead of reply all in my
last response. By the way, I am also running Squeeze and not Wheezy.
The iceweasel pid still shows up as firefox and not iceweasel - John