On Friday 06 February 2009 10:37:00 Lokadamus wrote: > David Naylor wrote: > > Hi, > > > > My ISP is using a WinGate DNS but resolving host names often takes a long > > time. The problem is also present in Konqueror (3 & 4) and Firefox. > > > > Lastly: > > # cat /etc/resolve.conf > > nameserver 188.8.131.52 > > > > What is wrong, why is DN resolving taking such an abnormally long time? > > How can I diagnose and fix it? > > > > Thanks in advance, > > 2 Questions: > Which networccard is build in?
I don't quite understand your question. See below for the network topology: ISP (host WinGate DNS, only proxy and socks connections allowed out) | | Wireless connection to my gateway | Server (My gateway, running bind9 for internet domain and DNS caching, FreeBSD 7.1p2) > PCI D-Link GPlus wireless card for link to ISP > PCI rl0 link to switch | | Switch | My desktop (Client, FreeBSD 7.1p2, acts as bridge for laptop) > PCI dc0 link to switch > Built-in nfe0 link to laptop | My laptop (Client, FreeBSD 8.0) > Built-in bge0 link to desktop All the FreeBSD systems (server, desktop and laptop) experience the DNS problem. > Can you use another nameserver? An extern nameserver for testing? Other than the ISP's nameserver and my servers nameserver (which works fine for its master domain) no. Does this help?
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