[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
>> 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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