Fdom speed (was Re: New home for the New FDOM)

Joel Newkirk freerunner at newkirk.us
Tue Oct 28 02:35:35 CET 2008

On Tue, 28 Oct 2008 10:16:10 +1000, "nick d." <blumph at gmail.com> wrote:
> Denis is right. It's trying to do a reverse DNS lookup. This plauges all
> incorrectly configured linux distros. At least every so often on any one
> use.
> Gestures daemon does use a bit but only 5% I believe. Just check with
> I
> turn it off anyway as I don't use it at the moment:
> update-rc.d -f gesd-neo2 remove
> I think...
> -Nick
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 5:18 AM, Leonti Bielski <prishelec at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I think something is lowing down FDOM, maybe this is gestures daemon
>> (someone at some point said it eats a lot of CPU power)?
>> And another thing - it takes years to login via ssh to Freerunner with
>> FDOM.
>> With other distributions I just enter 'ssh root at', press
>> Enter and immediately press Enter when it asks for password.
>> But with FDOM I actually have to wait till it gives me password promt.
>> This happens not only with the lates distribution but with all FDOM I
>> tried.
>> But I still use sometimes to check for new things available for
> Freerunner.
>> Leonti

To overcome the rDNS delay try adding " omhost" or something
similar to /etc/hosts.  So when an SSH connection comes in from it doesn't drop to DNS lookup but defers to the /etc/hosts

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