[LibX] Firefox libX and Gmail problem

Lisa Joan Sepa sepa at hawaii.edu
Mon May 24 16:53:01 PDT 2010


I have had this happen also. It slows the browser to the point where it is
unusable.

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On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 7:04 AM, Victoria Lin <weilin at hulmail.harvard.edu>wrote:

>  Hi, over the weekend, a couple of our users reported problem with Firefox
> libx and Gmail, I was not able to replicate yet, I wonder if you have heard
> about it and have solutions.
>
> message 1.
> "Recently whenever I have had gmail open, Firefox slows down considerably,
> to a point where it is rather painful to use.  Through selectively disabling
> my add-ons, I discovered that this only happens when the LibX add-on is
> enabled..."
>
> message 2.
> "If I have a tab with Gmail in it and the LibX add-on enabled, firefox
> takes 20-50% of my CPU (40-100% of one hyperthreaded pseudo-CPU). If I
> disable LibX, or close the Gmail tab, or switch to the old version of Gmail,
> firefox's CPU usage goes down to 0% (bouncing occasionally to 5%).
> If I disable LibX autolinking and all other LibX features in its
> preferences window (but leave LibX itself enabled), Firefox takes 15-35% of
> my CPU, so it helps, but not enough. "
>
> thanks, Victoria
>
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