Unexplained temporary freezes in Thunderbird Fedora 13
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Mon Jun 14 17:04:23 UTC 2010
On 06/14/2010 11:50 AM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> In the past, Thunderbird would freeze temporarily while waiting to
> obtain a GPG key or to load some graphics. However in Thunderbird 3.04
> on Fedora 13 (x86_64) I'm seeing some issues where the screen goes dark,
> even while I am composing. After a short while, it cathes up. My system
> is an x86_64 system with 6GB RAM and an AMD quad core processor. I have
> 2 sources I get email from, (1) gmail via IMAP, (2) my ISP via POP.
> AFAIK, Thunderbird downloads new email in the background, and has not
> affected the performance. What is annoying is that this freeze occurs
> while composing email, so that the other things, like waiting for a GPG
> key to be downloaded or waiting for a very large email body to display
> is not in play. I'm looking to see if anyone else is experiencing
> similar issues for corroboration purposes. For instance, I encountered
> it this morning before leaving for work. My system was relatively idle
> with firefox and Gnome-terminal running. I think I had about 3
> relatively non-dynamic websites on firefox at the time.
Try turning off global indexing.
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