[K12OSN] slow as molasses

Harish Pillay h.pillay at ieee.org
Sun Nov 20 01:43:33 UTC 2005

On 11/20/05, Peter Hartmann <ascensiontech at gmail.com> wrote:
>   I set up this qmail server a while back and was just about to put it
> in service.  Now when I start it up it's INCREDIBLY slow.  Like 10
> minutes to boot.  Really.  One might almost think it's frozen but it's
> just running really slowly.  Launching FireFox takes 30 seconds. I
> haven't made any software changes recently. The cpu usage is fine and
> I'm not inclined to think it's heat related.  I think maybe it's the
> drive but I can't seem to make a bootable dd image.  Has anyone had
> any experiences like this?  Is  there any way of saving this
> installation or can anyone suggest things I could check to find out
> what's wrong? I've got MANY hours invested in this machine.

You might want to check the domain name resolution
of your system.  I am quite sure that the delays are
related to the DNS resolutions timnig out.


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