firefox in 8.1-RELEASE: High CPU consumption?

Antonio Vieiro antonio at
Mon Nov 8 17:56:18 UTC 2010


I did upgrade to 3.6.12 and the problem seems to have disappeared.
It's much better now.

I'll keep an eye on firefox CPU consumption on standby, and will let
you know if the problem arises again.

Kind regards,

2010/11/5 Ruslan Mahmatkhanov <cvs-src at>:
> Hi!
> 05.11.2010 21:43, Antonio Vieiro пишет:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm observing what I think a high CPU usage with the "www/firefox" port
>> in 8.1-RELEASE.
>> Even with a blank page loaded (about:blank) I see CPU loads around 7-9%.
>> I've done a truss on the browser and I see what appears to be a loop and
>> some "timeout" and "resource temporarily unavailable" results on calls
>> to "read". I'm attaching a gzipped file with the result of truss.
>> * Where the problem occurs:
>> When running firefox (3.6.4).
> First of all please try to update to latest version (3.6.12) and check if
> the problem persists. If it does, run truss again and send the output (you
> forgot to attach the gzipped file in original message).
> --
> Regards,
> Ruslan

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