[rescue] Needed: Older laptops
abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed Jul 4 15:47:45 CDT 2007
On 4 Jul 2007, at 21:04, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> It's perfectly normal. I've seen Firefox use 2 -gigabytes- of
> memory if
> I let it. Usually it chews up 600MB or so on my BSD systems after
> a few
> hours and stays there. On my Mac, RPRVT + RSHRD is 200MB, and it's
> been running an hour.
That might not necessarily be Firefox's fault though. A GUI "Hello,
world" clocks in at about 40MB.
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