[karmic regression] all network apps / browsers suffer from multi-second delays by default due to IPv6 DNS lookups

Jonathon Fernyhough j.fernyhough at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 18:24:13 UTC 2009

A "better" (read "more global") workaround might be to disable ipv6 at
the kernel, e.g. by passing ipv6.disable=1 via GRUB.

(second attempt, let's try sending this one to the mailing list...)

2009/10/19 Martin Olsson <mnemo at minimum.se>:
> I just wanted to get this bug on the release radar
> since it's pretty severe (it makes all web browsing
> very slow for a large group of users).
> Worst case maybe we can ship about:config with a default of:
> network.dns.disableIPv6 == true
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/417757
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