[ale] Debian sarge...slow dns lookup

James Sumners james at sumners.ath.cx
Mon Feb 16 20:42:59 EST 2004

In `/etc/modutils/aliases` uncomment "alias net-pf-10 off". Then run
`update-modules` and you will have disabled IPv6.

On Mon, 16 Feb 2004 11:30:18 -0500
Keith Morris - IQ <keith at iqtv.com> wrote:

> Hi all.  I have Debian Sarge and Sid installed on a couple of machines 
> at home and am having the identical problem on both of them.  When 
> connecting to the web, the status bar says "Resolving www.somesite.com" 
> then after 5-7 seconds, it connects fine and proceeds only to have the 
> same problem when I go to another domain.  It does not do this from 
> Fedora, Suse, or Windows.
> Upon googling, there was some rumble about ipv6-to-ipv4 translation and 
> slow dns lookups, but nothing solid.  I would try disabling ipv6 
> translation to test this, but have NO idea how to do this (google'd for 
> that too).
> Any insight on this problem would be most appreciated.
> Keith Morris
> Creative Director
> Design / Effects
> IQ televison group
> http://www.iqtv.com
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