slow DNS lookups in Fedora Core 2
james at westexe.demon.co.uk
Sun Jul 4 23:31:29 UTC 2004
Keith Morris - IQ wrote:
> I have been searching through the archives and googling around trying to
> find some information on this problem but have not found anything
> conclusive so I was hoping someone here might be able to help.
> I have a network with two FC2 machines that are exhibiting the same
> problems of slow name resolution when connecting to the internet. They
> will take anywhere from 5 - 10 seconds to resolve hostnames. Both
> machines are configured to use DHCP from the router. All of the machines
> in my network are behind a Linksys router with the latest firmware.
> One of the machines is dual boot with WinXP also configured to use DHCP,
> but there are no DNS lookup problems while in WinXP. Lookup is
> practically instantaneous.
One other thing to test...
Can you look at the results of
It's possible that the first DNS server that your install is configured
to use is, in fact, not replying to your DNS requests.
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