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Old 07-31-2003, 05:51 PM   #1
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Smile Slow application loading when connected to network


I recently had a broadband wireless network installed. I found that everytime I had the network up, loading of applications would be very slow, 10 s as against 1 s.

Found out from doing
# uname -n
that my network node name was port-123.ispprovider.com.

I then changed my host name to this and everything is now fast.

So what is going on here and was this the right thing to do?

Grateful for any replies
 
Old 07-31-2003, 05:54 PM   #2
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Which distro do you use?
If Mandrake, check you havent disabled the Network service. It deals with the 127.0.0.1 loopback interface.
 
Old 07-31-2003, 06:15 PM   #3
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rh9.0

should point out that the wireless connection is not at the pc but I am attached to it by an ordinary ethernet cable
 
  


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