I am happy to see the large file issue resolved with the release of 6.01. Something that came directly after me posting here. Unfortunately the next issue is something that has persisted since early EAP releases after 5.1 and has done nothing but gotten worse for me.
I am having a HUGE performance problem on a very sufficiently powered machine (dual core 3.0GHz, 2GB RAM, WinXP). IntelliJ slows to sometimes even a 30 second halt when modifying JSP pages. 30 seconds may not seem a long time but try waiting 30 seconds to close a bold tag in a JSP page.
I have attached a CPU snapshot of one of these delays. I am thinking about buckling and going back to Eclipse until this is done. I just can't let my boss know since he has now approved the expensive upgrade from 5.x to 6.x. I will re-route this to the official support site as well.
Anybody else having these problems and found a way to solve it? My vmoptions file consists of: