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Date:      Sat, 23 Dec 2006 13:49:29 -0500
From:      "Michael P. Soulier" <msoulier@digitaltorque.ca>
To:        "Abdullah Al-Marrie" <almarrie@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: FF 2.0 hogging the cpu in FreeBSD 6.2-PRELEASE
Message-ID:  <fb6605670612231049g320b6ba0j5f58f9a242da1ce1@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <499c70c0612231016i2007f7cvd871030f2225f69d@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <499c70c0612231016i2007f7cvd871030f2225f69d@mail.gmail.com>

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On 12/23/06, Abdullah Al-Marrie <almarrie@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I installed FF 2.0 from the ports.
> I noticed that FF 2.0 uses alot of CPU power every time I open a new
> page in the tabs, or refresh an opened page, it's not app startup
> issue, beside I don't know if Linux has the same issue too.

Firefox is a pig on every platform. Plus, more sites are using
javascript for AJAX these days, pushing more and more load onto the
client.

What are the specs of the machine?

Mike



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