User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9a9pre) Gecko/2007110505 Minefield/3.0a9pre Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9a9pre) Gecko/2007110505 Minefield/3.0a9pre When running Folding@home at the same time I run Firefox (220.127.116.11 or latest build of 3), Firefox process starts running up to 50% (Folding@Home uses 50% processor power.) When I pause the work on Folding@Home, the processor usage of Firefox goes down to a moderate 5% or so, fluctuating between 0%-5%/10%. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Run Folding@Home from Stanford University 2.Open Firefox to a webpage (i.e. www.google.com/ig or www.digg.com) 3.Look at CPU Usage of both applications (Folding@home should be 50%, Firefox will fluctuate between 40%-50% 4.Pause work on Folding@Home 5.Look at CPU Usage of both applications Actual Results: After pausing work from folding@home, Firefox's CPU usage dropped significantly. Expected Results: See above. about:buildconfig Build platform target i686-pc-mingw32 Build tools Compiler Version Compiler flags cl 14.00.50727 -TC -nologo -W3 -Gy -Fd$(PDBFILE) cl 14.00.50727 -GR- -TP -nologo -Zc:wchar_t- -W3 -Gy -Fd$(PDBFILE) Configure arguments --enable-application=browser --enable-update-channel=nightly --enable-optimize --disable-debug --disable-tests --enable-update-packaging
Does this happen with firefox 4 or later with a fresh profile? http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-05-01]
This was filed in the incorrect component anyways so resolving -> incomplete. If this is still happening please reopen and move to Firefox -> General for further triage
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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