Subject: Re: telnet, ftp, ping was incredible slow after update my i386 system
To: Chan Yiu Wah <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/29/2000 13:53:41
On Mon, 1 May 2000, Chan Yiu Wah wrote:
> I update my i386 system with source upto April 29, 2000 and found out that
> my system was increadible slow when using telnet, ftp or even ping.  It
> take a long time (about 30 seconds for telnet command to connect to other
> host, netbsd).  What is wrong with the telnet, ftp, ping and other network
> related component ?  

You might want to have a look at /etc/nsswitch.conf, specifically the
'hosts' line.