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Date:      Fri, 06 Feb 2009 09:37:00 +0100
From:      Lokadamus <Lokadamus@gmx.de>
To:        David Naylor <naylor.b.david@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Slow DNS (and host: connection timed out)
Message-ID:  <498BF6AC.4030607@gmx.de>
In-Reply-To: <200902060955.59611.naylor.b.david@gmail.com>
References:  <200902060955.59611.naylor.b.david@gmail.com>

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David Naylor wrote:
> Hi,
>
> My ISP is using a WinGate DNS but resolving host names often takes a long 
> time.  The problem is also present in Konqueror (3 & 4) and Firefox.  
>
> Lastly:
> # cat /etc/resolve.conf
> nameserver 192.193.194.1
>
> What is wrong, why is DN resolving taking such an abnormally long time?  How 
> can I diagnose and fix it?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>   

2 Questions:
Which networccard is build in?

Can you use another nameserver? An extern nameserver for testing?




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