[kwlug-disc] Slow DNS in Firefox

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Sep 14 10:30:38 EDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 4:45 AM, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> Any ideas why Firefox would be slow to load webpages (usually pausing on
> DNS lookups) when 'host domain.com' works fast from the command line,
> and IPv6 is (supposedly) disabled?
> This is on Debian Squeeze on an ipv4-only network.
> - Chris

Not identical but ....

I saw something similar to this a while back, and thought it was Rogers
DNS servers that are slow.

While trying to trouble shoot it, I switched to Google's public DNS servers
( and and the issue went away.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. --  Edsger W.Dijkstra
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. --   Leonardo da Vinci
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