Subject: Re: mozilla hanging resolving host names
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Dave <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/30/2004 17:23:54
On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> Hi!
> Since the update to 1.6 (I don't remember seeing it before)
> mozilla sometimes hangs when loading a page; the message in
> the status bar is 'Resolving XXX' where XXX is the hostname
> of the page I want to visit.
> This always happens for me after some time; when it happens,
> getting new pages from mozilla is not possible, I have to restart
> it.
> It doesn't always take the same time before it happens, but
> it usually happens quite quickly.
> Has anybody else seen this?
> 1.6ZF/i386 from Nov 27 2003.

I've seen it, which is why I went back to Mozilla 1.5.1.

uname -a
NetBSD zaphod 1.6.1 NetBSD 1.6.1 (GENERIC) #0: Tue Apr  8 12:05:52 UTC
netbsd-1-6/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/GENERIC i386

David Griffith