Re: Mozilla resolving host problem
On Sat, Dec 02, 2006 at 01:35:34PM -0500, David Shultz wrote:
> Whenever I browse any website, mozilla says
> "Resolving www.google.com" and waits for about
> 15 seconds to resolve the host. I've disabled
> ipv6 but the problem is still there. Also I've
> checked the isp nameserver and they are fine.
> Does anyone has the same problem?
This seems like a problem I had.
I could go to any site *except* www.google.com, and various other
search engines. I thought there was some sort of conspiracy going
This was with lynx-ssl and wget, i.e
If I tried "lynx http://www.google.com" it would either just sit there
then time out or as per usual go to http://www.google.co.nz but then sit
there and time out. It also happened if I tried yahoo.com, altavista,
askjeeves. I couldn't search the net! Other sites were fine.
On the other machine running unstable, this problem didn't occur.
I was stumped.
I installed links, and eveything has been fine since.
Since this is a reasonably old laptop in the middle of being upgraded to
etch, I decided to wait and revisit it later. Although I think I prefer
Thanks for bringing it up and hope you find a solution.
" ... the official version cannot be abandoned because the implication of
rejecting it is far too disturbing: that we are subject to a government
conspiracy of `X-Files' proportions and insidiousness."
Letter to the LA Times Magazine, September 18, 2005.