[kwlug-disc] Slow DNS in Firefox
liberosec at yahoo.ca
Wed Sep 15 10:04:07 EDT 2010
I've used http://code.google.com/p/namebench/ to find the fastest DNS servers
according to your location and usage.
Google's and OpenDNS servers are always a safe bet.
----- Original Message ----
> From: Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net>
> To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Sent: Wed, September 15, 2010 5:23:49 AM
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Slow DNS in Firefox
> 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. :-)
> - Chris
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