Subject: Re: BIND9 very slow resolving external addresses
To: Mipam <>
From: Amadeus Stevenson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/10/2004 15:31:53
> > # time nslookup
> >     2.62s real     0.00s user     0.00s system
> Hmm, two seconds or maybe three in order to resolve a host or domain name
> isn't much imho. Sometimes it takes even longer, depending on the domain
> you wish to resolve. Try for example :-)

I've tried a range of hostnames to resolve, and the internet link is
fast. Even the domain you suggested on other system resolves in well
under a second. I'm getting consistent over 2 seconds for all domains.