[Bug 260901] www/firefox dom.ipc.processCount 8 but maybe more than eight such processes

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Date: Sat, 28 May 2022 12:54:06 UTC

--- Comment #2 from Graham Perrin <grahamperrin@gmail.com> ---
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Screenshot: 10 -isForBrowser content processes

(In reply to Graham Perrin from comment #0)

> … dom.ipc.processCount is 8 (the default) however, as far as I can tell:
> * many more than eight such processes may become apparent 
>   in e.g. htop(1)

In an effort to reduce the impact on performance, I reduced the number. Down
from 8, it's now: 

    dom.ipc.processCount 3

So far, touch wood, things feel better. At the time of writing I see: 

    10 (ten) -isForBrowser content processes in htop.

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