Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 07:04:44 UTC
On Fri, Jul 2, 2021 at 8:57 AM Daniel Ebdrup Jensen <email@example.com> wrote: > On Thu, Jul 01, 2021 at 12:49:15PM -0700, Craig Leres wrote: > >Starting with firefox 89 or so, I've found it starts using a LOT of > >memory and actually makes the system sluggish and causes momentary X > >freezes. I have 32G of ram/swap, is it reasonable for firefox to use > >15G? > just an idea: If you enabled "Restore previous session" and had a lot of stuff open when you left off the last time, perhaps you want to repeat this test with a "clean" session - probably the easiest would be using a different user account, though I'm sure firefox-savvy people will be able to show you ways of doing this with your own user account w/o having to dump your usual settings. This may show you whether it's an issue with firefox per se or the pages you loaded. HTH Michael > > > Craig > [SNIP] > > Hi folks, > > I can't help but wonder if this is because of the link-time > optimization that was enabled rather recently (with v88, if memory > serves). > > Perhaps you can investigate this? > > If you just want to mitigate it, there's two ways of achieving it: > You can either use limits(1) or use resource control via rctl(8). > > The second option does mean that you either have to limit the > memory use of your user account, or run Firefox in a jail, but > using  makes that relatively easy. > > Yours, > Daniel Ebdrup Jensen > > 1: https://wiki.freebsd.org/JailingGUIApplications > -- Michael Schuster http://recursiveramblings.wordpress.com/ recursion, n: see 'recursion'