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Re: firefox slowness -- X server problem?

Thomas Klausner wrote:
>Since I've updated to a 20100802 snapshot of -current (from 20100712
>or 20100721, I forget), firefox has been behaving very laggy.
>On an unloaded machine with lots of RAM, firefox sometimes needs ten
>seconds to switch from one already loaded tab to the next. It seems to
>be worse for pages with pictures and better if there's only text.
>tnn@ is not seeing this; I think he's using X from pkgsrc while I'm
>using X from base. I have an ATI Radeon X300, using the radeon driver.
>I've also tried wip/firefox (firefox 4 snapshot) but it's similar
>Also, ALT-Tab between two open xterms takes noticable time (up to two
>seconds). That's the reason I suspect it might be a X server problem.
>Has anyone else noticed similar problems?

I'm running 20100820 also on a radeon card and noticed a slowdown.

I'm not seeing quite as long delays as you but they are noticable,

Robert Swindells

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