[CentOS] CentOS5: Can't Access the Web Using Firefox Web Browser

Mark Hull-Richter mhullrich at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 19:04:59 UTC 2007

On 6/27/07, Robert Thompson <the_drbobo at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Many times (not always) when I click on a URL in an email, the cursor
> (rotating arrow) lasts for 5-10 seconds, then nada. If I exit email to
> the  desktop,nether the tool-bar icon, nor the
> Applications->Internet->Firefox Web Browser route will get me unto the
> web although the cursor shows a rotating arrow for a few seconds. Some
> other task may be executing as the hard disk is working away. Yet,I can
> get into Email without waiting (higher priority interrupt?).
> 1. Shouldn't there be a way of re-assigning priorities to the interrupts?
> 2. If my request has to wait, why should it be dropped completely making
> me re-enter the request every 5 seconds?

Have you tried running it from the command line and see what messages
appear?  I have found that to be useful on a fair number of occasions
where mouse-started apps misbehaved....


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