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Re: Very slow DNS lookup after Woody

"Matthew W. Roberts" <matt@openfem.com> writes:
> I just upgraded to Woody and have been having problems with DNS
> lookup.  Resolving names is excruciatingly slow, even for local
> host:
> %  telnet localhost 80      [very long pause...]
> Trying
> Connected to localhost.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> It's making web browsing very slow.  I have not done anything to the
> system except apt-get update; apt-get dist-upgrade and installing
> the new galeon package.
> Note, I'm not running a DNS server.  The problem is with name
> resolution from other servers (and even entries in /etc/hosts).
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Try using "strace" to find out what system call is taking so
long. Like:

        strace telnet


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