First, I've found a solution. The nsswitch.conf file is helpful for my scenario. You can set "hosts: files dns" and the timeouts will never happen.
Am Tue, den 06.07.2004 schrieb Bill Moran um 14:42: > It's a standard timeout. The resolver isn't aware of the status of parts > of the network stack below it ... it just waits for 30 seconds for a reply > and then gives up if none comes. It actually sends more queries than just one. That's why it takes that long. > Make sure that /etc/hosts has every possible name for your machine in it, > in addition to "localhost". Any time I've seen one of those WMs get hung > up on DNS, it was becuase it was trying to verify its own host name. I don't expect any traffic when using X-apps locally and while TCP is switched off. Martin _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"