Konqueror painfully slow on browsing the net

Francois Zellinger fzll at pt.lu
Sun Feb 19 23:27:53 PST 2006

On Monday, February 20, 2006 at 05:54 AM (UTC +0000)
Rahul Siddharthan <rsidd at xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Matthew Dillon wrote:
> >:
> >:> It sounds like a DNS problem.
> >:
> >:Indeed it was. /etc/hosts was missing an entry. thats also why startx
> >:didnt work, and why Firefox took 5 mins to start up. However Konqueror is
> >:still very slow.
> >
> >    Well, I don't know if there is something specific to konq, but
> >    it still could be DNS. You need to see where its blocking and slowing
> >    down, perhaps by running it with a ktrace -i or something like that.
> Actually, it could be IPv6.  Many servers apparently claim to support
> IPv6 but don't, and this causes timeouts.  You could try two things:
> 1. Disable IPv6 in the kernel
> 2. Start your KDE session with KDE_NO_IPV6=true

Does tunneling through IPv4 not resolve this problem?

	François Zellinger

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