On Monday, June 30, 2003, at 03:26 PM, Joe Atkins wrote:
> I have an iBook 700, 256MB of memory, and I am running Mac OS 10.2.6.
> I am using Built Apr 13 2003 02:24:19 (v0.32.d) of fire.app. When I
> receive an instant message, my cpu usage skyrockets and I get the
> spinning beachball almost all the time when having fire.app in the
> foreground. I ran top in a terminal, and fire.app jumps to as much as
> 80% usage just for fire.app.
Do you have Dock icon flashing or message window flashing turned on?
These options make Fire use more CPU when turned on. We've also made
some performance improvements in the development version of Fire, so
things should be better in the next major release.