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    SubjectRe: Netscape broken with 2.2.0-pre7
    Every thing is ok with me (pre7) Netscape 4.08
    Debian 2.0

    On Fri, 15 Jan 1999, Scott Murray wrote:

    > On Sat, 16 Jan 1999, Jamie Lokier wrote:
    >
    > > Yep, something real weird going on. Here's one with netscape. It
    > > locks up netscape 4.07 every time; I can't read slashdot ;-)
    >
    > I was experiencing this problem with Netscape 4.5 and freshmeat a few days
    > ago on 2.2.0-pre4, and could reproduce it at will. I did a strace and saw
    > similiar output to what you found. After I rebooted to go to pre6, it
    > seemed to go away, but that could just be a coincidence, I suppose.
    >
    > My issue with Netscape running under the latest 2.2.0-pre kernels is that
    > it still is leaking memory like a sieve. There was something unique to
    > the 131-ac11[23] kernels, which seemed to me to curtail its memory-eating
    > ways. I'm not overly familiar with the VM code, but maybe tomorrow I'll
    > experiment some to try and verify if that was just my imagination or not.
    > I ran 131ac11 for quite a while, and definitely would say that it felt
    > more "responsive" than the newer 2.2.0-pre kernels do.
    >
    > Scott
    >
    >
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