Unexplained temporary freezes in Thunderbird Fedora 13
gaf at blu.org
Tue Jun 22 18:58:03 UTC 2010
On 06/22/2010 12:49 PM, g wrote:
> Jerry Feldman wrote:
>> Yes, I had loaded the enigmail addon and it did report that it was
>> incompatible with build Linux_x86_64-gcc3.
> obviously, for now, if you want to use enigmail, it means installing
> 32 bit thunderbird. :(
>> I did try a few of Nataraj's suggestions.
> ok. how about running wireshark or similar to see what/who is happening with
> your internet connection during freeze.
>> I have not tried safe-mode yet.
> primary of safe-mode is to not load extensions and themes for session.
>> It is possible that the freeze is caused when it tries to do an imap sync
>> with gmail, but that would be reported in the status line, and the status
>> line is empty when it freezes. That is one of the things I always check on.
> this is true. a way to see if imap/gmail is problem, disable auto check for
> mail. or, remove gmail from accounts and reinstall if does not cure.
> even tho gmail does have imap, i question if they have it set up correctly.
> i say this from my own experience with imap and gmail. i changed it to pop.
> i am still using 18.104.22.168 and i see occasionally 2 and 3 typed character
> delays/freezes, but nothing much longer. i just keep typing and let it
> catch up.
> also, most times, i go offline when i am composing long emails.
Thanks. Right now my Internet speed is a bit constrained, but my
coworkers may be downloading some files.
Jerry Feldman <gaf at blu.org>
Boston Linux and Unix
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