[LibX] Firefox libX and Gmail problem

Enrico Francese enrico.francese at unito.it
Tue May 25 00:20:50 PDT 2010


The same problem occurs to me since the last 5 days.
It disappears disabling LibX.
I had no idea it could depend on LibX.

Thanks,
Enrico


Il 24/05/2010 19:04, Victoria Lin ha scritto:
> 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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