[kwlug-disc] Slow DNS in Firefox

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Wed Sep 15 05:23:49 EDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 10:30:38AM -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> 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.

I didn't get around to trying Google, but I found a solution:


Basically, open a tab to about:config, search for network.dns.disableIPv6,
and set it to true.

Blisteringly fast DNS lookups. :-)

- Chris

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