[K12OSN] Webpage tanking TC

Luis Montes monteslu at cox.net
Sat Nov 19 20:01:24 UTC 2011

Chrome's javascript engine is twice as fast as Firefox's.  You might 
want to give it a go.  It also seems pretty good at killing tabs with 
rogue javascript running in them.

Barry R Cisna wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have asked this question a few  times before, but am still puzzled,,in
> what web pages that have lots of javasrcipt built into them completely
> tanks a TC's performance,when even Youtube videos can be run fine,on the
> same TC.
> Example:
> Using Craigslist which is all simple text,,,but when viewing page source
> it is loaded with   ,,, text/javascript ,,,entries.
> When trying to view Craigslist from an Ebox 2300( which I know is
> minimal),,,but views Youtube videos fine,the scrolling is totally
> uncontrollable.
> As I stated before,I think, Since using the initial k12ltsp distro,which
> I think shipped with firefox 0.97,,or something along those lines until
> current the slowness has always been there.
> I only use rpm version of what is available and don't like to build from
> source,(on production servers,anyway),to try and keep maintenance
> somewhat manageable.
> Also many of message boards that use the UltraBB (and a couple
> others,,cant think now) format/product really hangs TC's as well,I have
> found?
> Anyone figured a really doable workaround for javascript hangs like
> this?
> Take Care,
> Barry
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