[CentOS] Firefox slower on GMail since update to CentOS 5.5

Thu May 27 16:20:55 UTC 2010
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Mathieu Baudier <mbaudier at argeo.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> since I upgraded from CentOS x86_64 5.4 to 5.5, I noticed that Firefox
> has become significantly slower on GMail (or Google Apps Mail).
> The page becomes slow to scroll as soon as there are more than a few
> mails in a conversation (like in a typical CentOS mailing list
> thread).
> Did anyone else notice that as well?
> (I guess that I'm not the only GMail user around)
> Could I have missed something / do something wrong?

I had somewhat similar problems. This is a shot in the dark, but do
you happen to have a Nvidia controller in your system? If so, you may
have been affected by this bug:


There is a workaround which solved the problem for me.