the second half of my last post should not be quoted...sorry!
Yes it rocks again, thank you!
I stumbled over the solution/workaround to my problem on the crux mailinglist.
The fix: Go to Prefereces>Advanced>Keyboard navigation>Disable Find As you type..
Too bad I got so used to phoenix. Just have to wait till moz 1.5 i guess
"Plurality should not be assumed without necessity" or "keep it simple"
- William of Ockham (1285-1349)