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From: walt <w41ter@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: Slow Login, Sudo, etc.
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 22:14:09
Message-Id: i92mge$6us$
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Slow Login, Sudo, etc. by daid kahl
1 On 10/11/2010 11:38 PM, daid kahl wrote:
3 > However, I noticed that logins, su, and sudo are all responding
4 > slowly. This was all fixed and fine once I updated my configuration
5 > files, but this week it's acting up again. Before it was just su and
6 > sudo that I noticed as slow (authentication takes around 20 seconds).
7 > But now even logins are delayed (xdm or command line).
9 Whenever I see something that eventually works, but only after a long
10 delay, I think of DNS problems.
12 Who might be doing a nonsensical DNS lookup, I have no idea. But you
13 might consider running a packet sniffer (wireshark, etc) while logging
14 in or doing an su. Are you running your own local name server?


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Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Slow Login, Sudo, etc. daid kahl <daidxor@×××××.com>