Still looking for answers. If anyone has any ideas, I would be very grateful to hear them. Thanks.

At 10:09 AM 5/7/04 -0400, Dragoncrest wrote:
Just recently I've started having a DNS issue of sorts on two of my workstations running KDE 3.2 on Freebsd 4.9 and using both Mozilla and Firebird for browsers. What happens is I'll be surfing around and suddenly I'll hit something and I can't go forward, I can't go back, I can't go anywhere. It just sits there saying "resolving host whatever.com" and does this for like 30 seconds, then finally it resolves it and continues on. Then it'll gag again on something else in the page as it's loading and do that all over again. Then I might be fine for another 5-15 minutes before it does it again. When this happens I can jump into a console either via KDE or control-alt-f1 and I can surf all I want to using lynx, I can resolve sites, I can telnet, or do whatever I want. But my browsers just sit there and look stupid. Is there something I'm missing? What could be causing this. It's been occuring periodically before this, but it's really gotten bad now. So far all I can tell that's affected is Mozilla and Firebird. Any ideas guys?

Oh, yes. I did test this in Konqueror and it's doing the same thing in there too. So the issue is not unique to just Mozilla and Firebird. But from what I can see, not much else is affected on the network level. Is there ways I can test things in KDE that might give me some more information as to what's causing this? Or is there some network setting somewhere that I should look at? Maybe something that might affect my ability to surf smoothly? I know it's not my internet connection because I can surf just fine in my windows box that sits right next ot it on the same net connection. Any input would be welcome.

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