FreeBSD 11.1 SSD low browser performance
tijl at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 20 17:18:45 UTC 2017
On Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:22:26 +0100 Kenneth Hatteland <kennethhatteland at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a problem that annoys me and makes my desktop use painful. I have
> put a rather cheap Kingdian SSD into my box after my HDD seemed slow,
> but it did not enhance performance that much. It is when I use internet
> browsers the problem occurs. The browser works slow, freeze very often
> and video is choppy. It is from time to time impossible to switch
> between tabs, and graphics load painfully slow. When these things occur,
> the hard drive light blinks madly.
> When I use the machine with other software it is snappy and responsive.
> Music is flawless etc. So onlly when I use firefox, Chromium or Iridium.
> I have been thinking perhaps something about TRIM should be set up ? Or
> does anyone have other clues what I can do/check ?
If you have enough memory try mounting tmpfs on /tmp. If not, try the
attached patch for firefox. Just drop it in /usr/ports/www/firefox/files
and rebuild firefox.
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