There has been alot of discussion about a CSS client bug in
firefox that has slowed the rt3 web interface. I hate to say it, but
log into rt3 using IE6+ and see if its faster!
Oh my god. RT is usable! Thank-you! I did an upgrade from 3.6.x to 3.8
and didn’t know why the UI experience was so terrible, but I was just
living with it and dreading opening long tickets.
Booting a WinXP VM and then use RT under IE, for me, is LESS LOAD than
using RT on FF on Linux (64-bit RedHat Desktop).
It’s all in the rounded corners. This is no good. “Looks sexy” isn’t
worth “doesn’t work.”
I don’t actually have any way to reproduce the issue myself. Do any of
you folks with the issue have any time to try to troll the firefox bug
tracker and/or interweb for anyone else who’s run into issues with
-moz-border-radius and Firefox on Linux?
I found this via search for “firefox css performance”
It sounds like FF is doing something with X, that the Nvidia drivers
don’t do well. That’s the only combination that seems to be consistent.
That’s the proprietary Nvidia drivers, not the opensource ones.
I don’t have Opera installed, but it sound like Opera doesn’t have the
The hardware matches my setup, Dell Precision T7400 Dual Quad Xeon @
2.00 GHz/ 16 GB/ NVidia Quadro FX 1700 running RedHat 5.2 Desktop and
the proprietary NVidia drivers, and scrolling of a long RT Ticket really
hammers the machine.
Another result from "Firefox Nvidia scrolling’
Example page scrolls incredibly slow ( I have no idea what it says,
sorry if it’s offensive): http://www.tempus-vivit.net/taverne/thema/935
position:fixed ? (open since 2003! Last update 2008-09-04)
I couldn’t find anything specific to moz-border-radius, but now that
I’ve seeing so many example website perform so poorly under FF3, I think
I’ll be installing Opera.