[kwlug-disc] Slow DNS in Firefox
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
> (126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52) 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. :-)
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