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[vox-tech] Fwd: Very slow off net
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----- Forwarded message from vox-tech-bounces@lists.lugod.org -----

Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 17:54:41 -0700
From: vox-tech-bounces@lists.lugod.org
Subject: Auto-discard notification
To: vox-tech-owner@lists.lugod.org

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Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 17:46:34 -0700
From: Richard Harke <paleopenguin@gmail.com>
Subject: Very slow off net
To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org

   When I use my laptop without a network connection, it becomes very, very
   slow launching applications. I've done some tracing and apparently it
   sends
   some kind of request to a DNS server. Not just any DNS but openDNS in
   particular. When its off net, it waits for the time-out before continuing.
   So two quesions Why contact DNS for any app launch? (This includes
   apps that have no possibility of using the net)
   2nd. Why openDNS? I had never heard of them before and certainly
   haven't signed up for their service.

   Richard Harke


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