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Re: [SLE] Long DNS lookup times with 9.2
  • From: "B. Stia" <usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 00:36:04 -0500
  • Message-id: <200503020036.04369.usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 01 March 2005 10:35, Carl E. Hartung wrote:

...................<snip a bunch of stuff>..................

> -> in Firefox, select 'Edit' and 'Preferences'
>
> -> select 'General' in the left panel, then 'Connection Settings' on
> the right
>
> -> verify these settings are appropriate for your environment (select
> 'Direct connection...' unless you're using a proxy)
>
> -> you should see 'localhost, 127.0.0.1' in the 'No Proxy for:' field
>
> -> click 'OK'
>
> -> enter 'about:config' in the main address bar.
>
> -> scroll down until you see this entry:
>
> user_pref("network.dns.disableIPv6", false);
>
> -> right-click on it and toggle it to "true"
>
> -> close and restart Firefox.
>
> -> go for a test drive and I hope you have improved results
>
> In my opinion, all things being equal, Firefox /does/ seem a
> smidgen slower on this machine than I expected it to be. But it's
> performance isn't /bad/ either -- just possibly a little
> disappointing after all the hype?
>
Carl,

And how about someone who is NOT running a network and has the same very
slow loading problem with Firefox? Does ipv6 enter into also ?

Bob S.

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