User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030714 Debian/1.4-2 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030714 Debian/1.4-2 Having this web page open in a mozilla window causes the entirety of the mozilla GUI to slow to a crawl. Page downs of any page (not just the www.backupbrain.com one) for instance take on the order of 10-20 seconds. This is the case even if the backupbrain page is in a tab which is not the tab currently being shown. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Visit www.backupbrain.com 2. Observe mozilla UI turn to treacle
wfm using build 2003072704 on Win2k, no noticable slow down.
This is a rendering issue on a large background image. X is slow when doing this doing it. Reporter try this. In Edit->Preferences->Appearance->Colors set the Use my chosen background and image ignoring.... option. Then reload the page. Should be fine.
As a matter of fact, taking out the background image does not help things much, for me. Scrolling the page still pegs the CPU. We need something like a testcase here....
Seems to work fine for me if i disable the background image, otherwise, it's worth doing a 'wget' on the page to get a local copy (if you think the background is not the problem) and decompose it, removing chunks until the page is back to "normal".
Addendum: I've just realised that I was viewing this page doing this over an sshed mozilla (on 100baseT ethernet), which obviously will exacerbate Xserver / protocol issues. Even so, I don't think it should be *this* slow. Maybe I'm overoptimistic! Regardless, this obviously isn't a mozilla priority -- when viewed locally the page is much more snappy, although it's still noticably slower than viewing other pages. Does Moz use the RENDER extension when available to do this kind of compositing on the server side, rather than doing it at the client side and shipping the gif to the server? If not, is that a possible solution? It does seem wrong however that switching *away* from the tab with the backupbrain.com home page to a different tab takes a significant length of time. Perhaps this is really an Xserver problem -- viewing the page in the first place over the sshed mozilla does seem to tie up the Xserver for a significant chunk of time. cheers, Phil
Reporter can you retry your test with a new ckeckout build from today since bug 216430 has been fixed in the trunk which may be related to the slugishness you were seeing. Please update/close this bug on you results.
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