DNS resolution delays (Re: Disabling IPv6)

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Tue Nov 2 15:42:13 UTC 2004

On Tue, Nov 02, 2004 at 10:20:26AM +0200, Ecmel Ercan wrote:

> Note that, about:config trick in firefox did not help in my situation.
> Also, the only way to remove ipv6 was to manually rename the actual module
> file. Modifying /etc/modprobe.d/aliases file (update-modules
> and update-modules.modutils afterwards) did not work. (This has been
> discussed before)

In exactly what way did you modify the aliases file?  Can you send a copy of
it?  As discussed here:


that method works perfectly for me.

> The problem may stem from my ISP's windows based name servers (or from my
> router/firewall), I tried another server last night which is in US and
> Linux based. Though there is a certain latency compared to the local
> server, the resolving time is not 9 seconds but merely 2 seconds now. 
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 - mdz

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