Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2021 15:30:52 UTC
On Sat, 3 Jul 2021 10:03:36 +0200 Gary Jennejohn wrote: > On Fri, 02 Jul 2021 20:03:04 +0000 > "Poul-Henning Kamp" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > -------- > > Craig Leres writes: > > > 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? > > > > I noticed recently that firefox had started DNS's all bookmarks > > rather aggressively I found something under about:config which made > > it stop, (sorry cant remember which setting) but that made it at > > lot more workable for me. > > > > Another possibility would be to enter about:networking#dns. A button > "Clear DNS Cache" will appear. Click on that and check whether that > reduces the amount of memory being used by firefox. There's something deeply wrong if prefetching DNS like that causes high memory use.