Re: proc delays

Andude/Guild (
Tue, 09 Jul 1996 09:18:13 -0500

System Development wrote:
> 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???

They're looking up hostnames. Try the -n switch to route or ipfwadm--It
doesn't resolve hostnames and it will dump the IP's. Or add
commonly-used IPs to /etc/hosts, since that has priority over the DNS