Re: proc delays

Arnt Gulbrandsen (
Tue, 09 Jul 1996 11:17:28 +0200

System Development <>
> I have noticed that several of the network status tools will hang in mid
> report. For instance, route will often pause during its table printout.
> ipfwadm -M -l or ipfwadm -F -l will do the same. The pauses are either
> temporary or indefinite. They occur at random times in the printout.
> There are no error messages from the console or syslog. Whats going on???

The ones I've seen are caused by name resolution. Say netstat -tn
if netstat -t seems to hang, and watch the IP addresses scroll by.