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SubjectRe: Netscape causes the entire system to hang...
On Tue, 20 Aug 1996 pderosa@mbox.vol.it wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Aug 1996, Samuli Kaski wrote:
>
> > It happens when using Netscape (2.x or any of the 3.0 betas
> [..]
> > I don't know what all I should include here... my kernel is 2.0.12, but
> > as I said this began sumwhere after upgrading to 2.0.0 (or newer).
> > All the libs and others are as suggested in the Changes file and I don't
> > use modules.
> I think your problem lies in the 2.xx kernel since I'm running Netscape 3.06b
> right now (while ftp'ing Vice, the C64 e,ulator from ftp.funet.fi) and going
> back and forth w/o any crash... Infact I'm running the 1.2.13 kernel...
>
No. I've run all available versions of netscape on 2.0.x on several
different systems. No problems on any of them.

However, netscape is a serious memory pig, and on a 16meg system, I have
seen it using 11megs real RAM and 8 megs swap just for startup.

Maybe memory (or lack of) is the problem.

jeff


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