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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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