--- Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> ha scritto: > On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 08:41:02PM +0200, Mica > Telodico wrote: > > Hi all , I've just installed FreeBSD 4.8 . > > > > I've configured a PPPoE connection , and I've > > installed Mozilla for browsing internet , but it > takes > > very long time in resolving Host names. > > For example , if I open mozilla and I try to go to > > "www.google.com" it writes : "Resolving host > > www.google.com ......" And remains in this state > for > > 2-3 minutes (very long time) , then it opens the > > requested page , and all the pages provided by the > > same Host opens quick as normal , but if I change > host > > (for example www.yahoo.com) the problem comes > again. > > I've tried with galeon too , and with mozilla 1.2 > , > > but nothing changes. Links , Lynx, and Opera for > Linux > > works correctly (and now I'm writing from Opera ) > , > > why Mozilla doesn't ? What can be the motivation ? > > Thanks > > Sounds like a classic case of misconfigured DNS. > Double check your > /etc/resolv.conf -- it's quite likely that the first > nameserver entry > is incorrect. Maybe more than one is incorrect, > given how long it > takes to come up with an answer. > > Alternately, it might be a problem to do with IPv6 > DNS lookups. > Mozilla does these by default (as properly > configured applications are > meant to do now-a-days). However, and despite the > fact that the RFCs > defining the AAAA resource record were published > nearly 10 years ago, > there are any number of broken DNS servers out there > which simply > *won't reply* to an AAAA request. The resolver on > your system can do > nothing except wait until the request times out, > which takes several > minutes. Note: in this case it isn't Google's > nameservers, as they > return practically instantaneously with the correct > response that > there isn't a AAAA address for www.google.com. > Similarly for Yahoo. > Many purveyors of advertising however seem to use > broken nameservers, > and that can consequently block loading of many web > pages. > > Seeing as it's Mozilla you're using, just blocking > images from the > offending servers will enhance your web browsing > experience. > Unfortunately, about the only sure way to be sure of > never running > into this is to recompile your system without IPv6 > support in the > kernel. > > Cheers, > > Matthew > > -- > Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. > 26 The Paddocks > > Savill Way > PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey > Marlow > Tel: +44 1628 476614 > Bucks., SL7 1TH UK >
> ATTACHMENT part 2 application/pgp-signature Ehi, u were right!! I've disablited INET6 support in the kernel and now Mozilla works perfectly!!! But, what are the disadvantages? What I have lost?FreeBSD 5.1 have this problem too , and.... this is a problem or whatever else? Thanks Marcello ______________________________________________________________________ Yahoo! Mail: 6MB di spazio gratuito, 30MB per i tuoi allegati, l'antivirus, il filtro Anti-spam http://it.yahoo.com/mail_it/foot/?http://it.mail.yahoo.com/ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"