[rescue] Needed: Older laptops

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Jul 4 17:38:06 CDT 2007

Peter Corlett wrote:
> 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  
>> only
>> been running an hour.
> That might not necessarily be Firefox's fault though. A GUI "Hello,  
> world" clocks in at about 40MB.

It most definitely is FF's fault, or rather, it's writers.

They admit it leaks like a sieve.

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