Re: system long pause on network start..

Tim Fletcher (tim@night-shade.demon.co.uk)
Thu, 22 Apr 1999 00:22:59 +0100 (GMT)


> When i try to boot up with Linux..I get a long pause near the network
> drivers stage...I see that by reproducing this after the system boots...
>
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/network start
>
> This just hangs..no response for a long time..and since this runs on
> bootup I think the problem is here..
>
> How do I stop this from happening...
>
> On a side note running "route" also does not show the table instantly like
> it should but it it takes it an abnormaly long time to show the route
> table...!! why is that..???

Check your DNS config (inside /etc/resolv.conf), sounds like DNS timeouts.

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