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Re: [SLE] Long DNS lookup times with 9.2
  • From: Sunny <sloncho@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 11:39:16 -0600
  • Message-id: <e7eeb2305030109391b982708@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 18:44:37 +0300, David Robertson
<derobertson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Sunny wrote:
> > On Tue, 1 Mar 2005 08:29:15 -0500, Elijah Savage
> > <esavage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>All,
> >>
> >>I am using dhcp and when I use firefox to go to websites it takes for
> >>ever to do dns lookups. The browser just sort of sits then finally
> >>resolves the names. When I do a nslookup or a dig from the cli
> >>everything comes resolves very quickly. I have set it to static ip
> >>address and also static dns and the browser still takes for ever to
> >>resolv for some reason. I had a intel desktop 1000MT nic card I swapped
> >>that for a 3com nic and still the same issues. So I then installed a dns
> >>server locally on the box and change the resolv.conf to point to
> >>127.0.0.1 there was no difference.
> >>
> >>Any ideas?
> >>
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> >>
> >
> > Hi,
> > it has something to do with the UPv6 name resolving. There is an
> > article in SuSE knowledge base how to disable IPv6, if you do not use
> > it. It helped me and now I do not have these delays.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Sunny
> >
> I think ipv6 is disabled by default in 9.2, isn't it? I know I had this
> problem with 9.1 (and had to edit /etc/modprobe.conf) but not in 9.2
> Is /etc/resolv.conf being changed back dynamically?
>
> David
>
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I can't remember, but in that article 9.2 was mentioned as well. One
way or another, the OP didn't say what version he uses. But as I see,
he has solved the problem so far, so it doesn't matter.

Cheers
Sunny

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