Slow page loading in firefox

Choy Kho Yee khoyee at
Fri Sep 24 09:13:15 PDT 2004

On 2004/09/24, at 13:15, Choy Kho Yee wrote:

> Hello, I am using FreeBSD 5.3BETA5. I haven't do anything to the 
> kernel or anything system-related. I installed firefox 0.9.3. It takes 
> more than 10 seconds to load mozilla's homepage. Of course other 
> accessing to other sites gave the same results.
> Then, to compare, I installed opera 7.54 and it loads pages in less 
> than 2 seconds. However, firefox is my favourite browser. So, is there 
> any way that I can know what is wrong? Does firefox keeps some logs 
> when it connects? Or has anyone else experience the same problem?
> btw, I installed softwares from the ports collection.

I solved the problem myself. I think the culprit is the IPv6 option in 
the kernel. So I disable it and recompiled the kernel now firefox works 
like it is supposed to work.

Choy Kho Yee

"There are only 10 types of people in the world, i.e. those who 
understand binary numbers and those who do not."

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