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Re: [SLE] Firefox and Google maps crashes Linux
  • From: "Carl E. Hartung" <suselinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 19:33:33 -0500
  • Message-id: <200503131933.33955.suselinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 13 March 2005 07:08 pm, Ken Schneider wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-03-13 at 18:54, Carl E. Hartung wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 March 2005 06:26 pm, Osho GG wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Whenever I go to Google maps (http://maps.google.com) with Firefox (1.0.1) -
> > > it hard-crashes Suse Linux 9.1 (running 2.6.8 kernel). The machine locks.
> > > None of the controls (Caps Lock, Num Lock etc.) respond. Alt+SysReq+B also
> > > does not work. I have to press the power button to reset the machine. Does
> > > any of you also have that experience?
> >
> > No problems here, Osho. I'm on broadband (+/- 90KB/sec download) and it took quite a while to load up.
> > I imagine it'd take quite a long time on dial-up, possible several minutes.
> >
>
> SuSE 9.1, firefox 1.0, DSL 1536 download speed
>
> Took about 15 seconds to load
> --
> Ken Schneider

At least you had the foresight to measure the download time, Ken.

1,536Kb/sec. is ~192KB/sec. * 15 sec. => ~2.9MB

That's an 8 or 9 minute download on a /good/ 56K dial-up connection.

- Carl

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