Slow Thin Clients
missive at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 1 07:09:07 PST 2005
I am using FreeBSD-5.3 as a terminal server for a few thin client machines.
I have the inside network interface configured so:
ifconfig_xl0="inet 172.16.0.1 netmask 255.255.0.0 media 100baseTX mediaopt
and the outside interface is from DHCP.
The clients are configured similarly 172.16.0.2, 172.16.0.3, etc.
In the /etc/hosts files, I have:
/etc/nsswitch.conf is the default:
hosts: files dns
I am using kdm and xdmcp to connect. When the client connects I get
a message that says:
"DNS spoof attempt or misconfigured resolver."
The main symptom though is that programs are extremely slow to start
up, and menus react very slowly.
I am connected through a hub (not a switch) but I have had this system
set up like this before (using FreeBSD 4.8) and it was much more
What am I missing?
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