[Techtalk] Beyond personal -> large scale Linux usage

Scott scott at scottah.com
Mon Aug 12 17:12:19 EST 2002

On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 caitlynmaire at earthlink.net wrote:
> Check your entries in your /etc/nsswitch.conf files.  Make sure you're
> not trying to query a non-existant NIS server before hitting your local
> files, or DNS before your local files.  What you have in your
> nsswitch.conf file, and the order its all in, can make a big difference
> in how quickly things are resolved.


You may be onto something here, only 8 second delay comparred to 60 
seconds........still investigating.....


More information about the Techtalk mailing list