Networking/SSH Problems with 9.10

Tim Henderson bizdev at
Sun Apr 25 00:30:16 UTC 2010

My settings are identical to those used in all previous versions.  Any 
idea why the DNS would be affected by *only* 9.10?

I have tried upgrading and fresh installs of 9.10, all of which have the 
same problems.

I can try tweaking my settings.  I use static settings.

Tim H.

On 04/24/10 20:28, Knute Johnson wrote:
> On 4/24/2010 5:23 PM, Tim Henderson wrote:
>> I am a xubuntu user, however I have found this problem to exist under
>> Ubuntu as well.
>> I realize I was having networking problems during SSH sessions.  While
>> ssh'd into my server the network would "drop" for up to 30 seconds at a
>> time where any command I typed would not show up in the terminal for up
>> to 30 seconds.  Eventually the network comes back and my commands all
>> flow through at once.
>> While I though this was originally an SSH problem, I have realized the
>> problem exists while normally using my computer/server.  Firefox
>> sessions will just not load for seconds.  During this time I attempt to
>> run `host` in my terminal.  A few second pass then finall the
>> host cmd loads while the firefox page loads.
>> I have another computer running 9.10 which is directly plugged in with
>> no problems.  And a laptop with 9.10 connecting wireless through a
>> realtek NIC, also no problems.......So I assume there is a networking
>> issue with either of my Wireless NIC or my router.  I use a Netgear
>> Wireless N router and a Gigabyte Wireless G card.
>> This problem never occurred with any previous versions of Ubuntu or
>> Xubuntu dating back to 8.04.
>> Has anyone had any similar network drop problems on their Ubuntu machine
>> running 9.10?
>> Does anyone know what may have changed between 9.04 to 9.10 regarding
>> networking scripts/apps/bins which would effect connectivity?
>> Thanks,
>> Tim H.
> Sounds like a DNS problem to me.  Either the first choice server is
> unavailable or there is something else hosed up somewhere.

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