Firefox hangs in state 'kqread'

Laurent Sartran lsartran at
Sun Mar 13 11:19:18 PST 2005

On Fri, 04 Mar 2005 14:30:53 -0600, Brock Johnson wrote:
> Hey all,
> I've been seeing some..weird hangs in firefox, seems to be kind of 
> random, and when it does hang, it usually recovers on its own. The time 
> it takes to recover varies greatly though, anywhere from a few seconds, 
> to a few minutes. I haven't done much investigating (starting that now) 
> but according to top, when it hangs, its in the 'kqread' state. Anyone 
> know anything about this?
> Thanks,
> Brock


I have been experiencing the same problem using Opera, on 1.1-CURRENT.
However, it does not appear on 1.1-Stable, cvsup'd on February 22th.

Hope this helps...

Laurent Sartran

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