xorg/gnome slow on different network

Jay Chandler lists at sequestered.net
Thu Oct 25 15:47:52 PDT 2007

kalin mintchev wrote:
>> 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...
Yet the only data you've given us is that it changes when the network 
does-- it's possible that high traffic volumes could slam the system's 
response, as could misconfigured DNS...

Jay Chandler / KB1JWQ
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