Firefox versus Amazon

g8kbvdave at g8kbvdave at
Sat Jan 11 14:55:07 UTC 2014

> Am I the only one who has noticed that if one does pretty much anything
> on or with while using Firefox on FreeBSD, the CPU usage
> (as reported by top) of Firefox ends up going through the roof?

Not just FF on FBSD...

Other OS/Browser combinations also bog down on some Amazon (and other 
"commercial" website) pages.

I've not bothered to look in detail, but I suspect some javascript is involved.


Dave B.

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