On Sun, 9 May 2004 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > I had a similar, but different problem with 4.7 which impacted all network > traffic but was most noticible using Konqueror. I was getting similar pauses > regardless of the application I ran. Unless you are running BIND and > attempting to get at zones that you adminster, I don't think this is a DNS > issue. > > In my case, the problem was a high rate of collision and dropped packets > between the NIC and the switch it was connected to. I changed the "media" > information for my network card from 100TX to 10baseT using ifconfig() and > that seems to have fixed the problem. You might try this just for the heck > of it to see if it helps your situation. > > > > 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.
If everything outside of KDE responds normally to tcp/ip requests it's obviously not DNS-related. I vaguely remember having problems opening browsers during the brief period I used KDE until I cleared /tmp and ~/ of their mcop and dcop files, which seemed to fix it. Give that a try. Cheers, Viktor _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"