Subject: Re: Netscape slow to exit
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/06/1999 22:44:12
"D'Arcy J.M. Cain" wrote:
> 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?

I am running netscape-4.5 native on solaris and it _sometimes_ seems 
to consume 100% cpu time when I quit. This also happens, if I look
at certain web pages (with lots of java-apps). I suspect that some
threads are not terminated properly and instead busy loop somewhere.

Just as another data point.