I'm running a win98 PII/300Mhz/160MB RAM laptop. I've installed PR1 and PR2 (Aug 4 M17 Build) in separate directories. Steps to reproduce 1. reboot computer 2. launch Netscape 6 PR1 and then quit 3. launch Netscape 6 M17 and then quit 4. relaunch PR1 and measure time for Nav window to appear 5. relaunch M17 and measure time for Nav window to appear I get 8 sec for PR1 and 80 sec for PR2; therefore start time performance has degraded by 10x on relaunch. Initial start times are also bad. I will reboot and take another set of measurements.
I measured the first time relaunch (after OS reboot). Here are the times I got: PR1 17 sec PR2 90 sec So initial launch takes approx 5x longer and relaunch 10x longer. Another data point is that I ran the same test on Win2000 desktop with what I believe is a slower processor than my laptop and M17 start performance was much much faster. So this appears to be a Win98 problem. Adding [perf] keyword.
This is commercial specific...moving to Derivatives Product for a move to Bugscape.
reassign this to paw for proper person this should go to.
I deleted mozver.dat file and did a reinstall. The launch time problem went away. Unfortunately I didn't save my copy of mozver.dat.
Warren can you take a look at this or assign it to someone who can. Thanks. Also changing QA Contact
Maybe jband has some cycles to look at this.
Maybe Dan can offer a clue on what might be in mozver.dat that could cause such a load time difference. Also, doesn't this mozver.dat wrinkle bring into doubt the assertion that this was a Win98 specififc problem rather than a problem caused by an old mozver.dat on that machine (which happened to be running Win98)?
dveditz told me that he can't think of any rationale by which any version of mozver.dat could cause such a thing. I'll try to reproduce this and see what happens.
Bug moved to http://bugscape.netscape.com/. If the move succeeded, firstname.lastname@example.org will recieve a mail containing the number of the new bug in the other database. If all went well, please mark this bug verified, and paste in a link to the new bug. Otherwise, reopen this bug.
The move did not work. Shiva is check to find out why. Adding shiva to the cc list.
This bug is assigned to me. Why are you moving it?
Per Jan leger's comments in the bug. This bug is commericial only, so it was to be moved to bugscape. Jan no longer works at netscape, so I inherited this task of moving commerical only bugs to bugscape. Your ownership is not affected the bug just lives in a different bug database.
Asa or Paul, could you verify that this was, indeed, MOVED? Thanks.
I can't find it in bugscape. I tried to move a while ago but it failed, so I have left the bug here.
Bug moved to http://bugscape.netscape.com/. If the move succeeded, email@example.com will recieve a mail containing the number of the new bug in the other database. If all went well, please mark this bug verified, and paste in a link to the new bug. Otherwise, reopen this bug.
verified. This is now bugscape http://bugscape.netscape.com//show_bug.cgi?id=2677