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Re: Slow connections in Debian squeeze

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On 7-12-2009 21:13, Frank McCormick wrote:
> On Mon, 07 Dec 2009 11:14:18 -0800
> Andrew Sackville-West <andrew@farwestbilliards.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 07:40:53PM +0100, Nick Douma wrote:
>>> On 7-12-2009 19:33, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>> [... snip resolution to dns delays...]
>>>>> How did you go about checking this? I use OpenDNS as dns
>>>>> servers and no other firewall than what comes with Debian by
>>>>> default.
>>>> I just googled a list of public dns servers and tried several
>>>> in a row. They all showed the same problem suggesting that the
>>>> problem is local to me. Or, as I said, I happened to use only
>>>> servers in the broken subset of available public servers.
>>>> specifically, it was a series of edits to /etc/resolv.conf to
>>>> point to different servers and toggling the single-request
>>>> option. 
>>>> regardless, it's nice to be snappy again. I didn't realise how
>>>> annoying it was...
>>> So to summarize, enabling the single-request option
>>> in /etc/resolv.conf solves the 5 second delay issue? Or did you
>>> find a non-broken public DNS server in the end?
>> enabling single-request solved the problem for me. 
>    Just where in resolv.conf do you put the line "options single-requests" ?
> Thanks

I put it at the bottom, after the nameserver entries.
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