Subject: Re: Netscape slow to exit
To: D'Arcy" "J.M. <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/06/1999 10:07:30
I used to see netscape "lock up" when I first ran it after an
upgrade.  It was cleaning the cache out, but no notice was given, just
a 15 minute startup time.

How large is your memory cache?  If it is huge, perhaps it is flushing
that to disk?


"D'Arcy" "J.M." Cain <> writes:

> I am running the BSDI version of Netscape and I have a strange problem.
> When I exit from Netscape after some activity it can take quite a while
> to close down.  The system goes into a high level of disk activity and
> locks the system.  Last night I timed it (the clock display stopped so
> it was easy) and it locked up from 23:32:41 until 23:37:10, almost 5
> minutes.  I'm guessing that Netscape is doing something funny with
> memory allocation but I don't hear others complaining about this.  Am
> I the only one seeing this?  Anyone have any idea what's happening?
> -- 
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