Subject: Re: network logins slow with tcsh?
To: David Hopper <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
Date: 04/21/1996 19:46:27
> ...and sounds similar to an annoying problem that I picked up in 1.1
> (1.0 didn't behave this way):
My 1.1 system doesn't suffer from this, it seems. On the ones running
> I use tcsh (6.04, now 6.05), and I've noticed that it hits the network
> whenever I 'su' to root. When pppd is running but the link is down, or
> if my 14.4 connection is busy, the shell will hang hard for a good 15
> to 30 seconds before my prompt appears, but there's no console errors
> reported whatsoever. When the network is up, and clear, there's no
> delay at all.
Our nameserver is in the local ethernet, so there should be no delays
reaching it. Also, I don't see these hangs when I use 'su', only when
Besides, it seems that there's no problem with telnet logins, only with
rlogin. Does this ring the bell?