Bug 448167

Summary: firefox generates obscene amounts of disk activity
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Pierre Ossman <pierre-bugzilla>
Component: firefoxAssignee: Gecko Maintainer <gecko-bugs-nobody>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Pierre Ossman 2008-05-23 17:05:14 EDT
Somewhere during the 3.0 betas, firefox started generating nasty amounts of disk
activity. The activity is occasionally so high that the machine becomes unusable
for a while.

It is something metadata related as it's kjournald that gets stuck in D state.
The filesystem is mounted with noatime, so that should not be the problem. I'm
not sure how to properly trace it beyond that.
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-05-23 17:09:59 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 439908 ***