Name translation takes forever

Mike Chambers mike at
Thu Nov 27 12:14:13 UTC 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 04:10, Ubence Quevedo wrote:
> I just installed Fedora Core 1.  First off, I have DSL, and I have edited
> resolv.conf to access the appropriate nameservers for my service.  When ever
> I go to a web browser [Mozilla for example] or ping a website from the
> command line, it takes about 5 seconds for it to resolve the name to it's IP
> address, and then receive the data.  This is really a pain when a website is
> pulling multiple images from multiples servers and it has to resolve each
> hostname!  Does anyone have an idea where I can start to look to fix this?

What exactly does your resolv.conf have in it?  Do you have a search
string listed, such as "search"?

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

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