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Re: web surfing supremely slow on Fedora 3



On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 13:48 -0700, script wrote:
> Ok so my newly set up Fedora 3 laptop (IBM Thinkpad
> G40) is having some internet connectivity issues that
> it didnt' have with redhat 9 or windows 2000 advanced
> server.  And none of the other computers on my network
> are having this issue, so I'm left to believe it's
> something about my laptop.  
> 
> The problem is about 50% of the time i get [insert url
> here] cannot be found! error box.  And ping just sits
> there spinning unless I'm pinging my local network -
> in which case it's a bit faster but not much.  
> 
> Anyone else seen this problem?
> 
> (I was running gnome.  thought i'd try fvwm in hopes
> of speeding things up but it didn't help).
> 
> I'm not even really sure where to start looking so if
> someone could tell me what informaiton would be
> helpful that would be a good start.
> 
> Thanks!

There was some chatter a few days ago about ncsd caching bad DNS hits.
I don't remember if there was resolution, but you could try killing
ncsd, if Alexander's suggestion does not help.

Bob...


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