xorg/gnome slow on different network

kalin mintchev kalin at el.net
Thu Oct 25 15:06:40 PDT 2007

> On 2007-10-25 kalin mintchev wrote:
>> hi all...
>> i noticed that when i take my laptop to work and change the network
>> settings in rc.conf before starting xorg after i do startx the whole
>> xorg/gnome experience gets slowed down. first xorg takes it's time to
>> start and then load gnome, window manager etc.
>> and then all applications in gnome take about 30 - 60 seconds to
>> start. when i get back home and change the rc.conf back to my home
>> settings th xorg starts quickly and all the applications start at
>> normal speed - 4 - 5 sec.
> Just a wild guess but it could be a (D/DoS) worm active on that network.

it's not the network. it's the system itself...
talking about start up times.... of xorg/gnome....   nothing to do with
the network...

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