OT Re: mozilla stalls
wayneclubin at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 3 17:21:14 PDT 2003
--- Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk>
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 10:50:12AM -0500, Matthew
> Bettinger wrote:
> > On Thursday 03 July 2003 10:44 am, Matt Heath
> > > >I've had a recurring issue with Mozilla and
> Firebird (was Phoenix):
> > > >The browsers will stall in a seemingly
> non-deterministic fashion.
> > >
> > > I get that too
> > My mozilla will hang for a few minutes when I
> enter a url in the
> > location bar. If I fire it up and click on the
> link that are already
> > there it's fine. The moment I try to type a new
> URL in the bar it just
> > hangs. I am using the nvidia drivers on bsd 4.8.
> Never had a problem
> > (that I can recall) until I installed the nvidia
> drivers.. could be
> > wrong tho.
> I you go into Mozilla preferences, under Advanced :
> Navigation and disable Find As You Type, then you'll
> avoid the several
> minutes of hang the first time you try and type into
> a text field or
> the location bar. Presumably the same trick would
> work with Firebird,
> but unfortunately there doesn't appear to be a
> control for disabling
> that "feature".
> I don't think this has anything to do with the video
> hardware or
> drivers you're using -- I guess that was just a
> coincidence. You must
> have installed or upgraded Mozilla around the same
> time. This pausing
> thing was introduced around the same time as Mozilla
> 1.3 was released.
> It's not just FreeBSD that suffers either. There
> have been bug
> reports in Mozilla's Bugzilla DB for some time, but
> the problem still
> Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.
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there is no preferences > Advanced :
Keyboard Navigation option in my mozilla preferences
I am using mozilla-1.0.rc3,1 whatever that means :).
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