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

Robert Thompson the_drbobo at earthlink.net
Sat Jun 30 17:02:08 UTC 2007

Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
> 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....
> mhr
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