[K12OSN] slow as molasses

Peter Hartmann ascensiontech at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 21:27:35 UTC 2005

Wow!  That's unbelievable.  Harish, thanks so much!  I wonder what the
specifics are relating to this.  How did you track that one down


On 11/19/05, Harish Pillay <h.pillay at ieee.org> wrote:
> 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.
> Harish
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