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Re: DHCP & reverse DNS in Linksys LAN environment

> The changes to the gateway address being used by the Debian system should
> have little impact on the delay you are seeing in your telnet sessions
> starting.  As I don't use telnet on my systems (I much prefer SSH) I don't
> have any sure fire advice for you.  However, you may want to look into
> "in.telnetd" (believe that's the daemon for telnet servers) and see if
> there isn't a command line switch that controls whether a DNS lookup is
> performed or not.  Then check how it's being started from your
> "/etc/inetd.conf"

Probably the inetd is running with logging enabled.  Which means that
it will reverse lookup all IP addresses and try to log the name in
/var/log/syslog.  Check syslog and see if inetd is logging there.


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