Subject: Re: Remote Access Time
To: Bryan McWhirt <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/12/2000 23:40:18
[ please use <list>, not <list> ]

Bryan McWhirt wrote:

> When I telnet or FTP to my NetBSD box I have to wait several minuets
> before I actualy get the prompt, however, if you are already loged ina dn
> do a ps -aux while your atemting to login you can see that ftpd or telnetd
> runs instantly.  What could possibly be causing this?

Sounds like a broken name server (either /etc/resolv.conf or local named
configuration problem).  If you do a

	nslookup <ip-address-you-logged-in-from>

does it take a while to time out?