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Re: Can I create a DNS list on my computer?



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On Monday 28 June 2004 15:13, - - s r b - - wrote:
> I hope this isn't a stupid question... :-)
>
> Is it possible to create (and maintain) a small DNS listing for websites
> that I frequent to enable quicker connecting (I'm on dial-up). And if
> so, can I make my computer check this list first, and then the ISP's DNS
> if no match is found?

Is your initial DNS lookup really slow?  If so, remove ipv6 by adding

install ipv6 /bin/true

to /etc/modprobe.conf

and you may well see a big improvement.  If not, use tcpdump to watch what is 
going on with ppp0 when you do a slow dns lookup.

- -Andy

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