[buug] Resolving host
itz at buug.org
Tue Aug 10 21:10:10 PDT 2004
Joseph> I'm finding that in using my browsers, I have to resolve hosts
Joseph> far too often, sometimes on every access to a given host, even
Joseph> within moments of the last one. I should be caching this
Joseph> somehow, and probably have to set one thing somewhere, but
Joseph> forget what. Clues?
Joseph> I'm running Mandrake 10.0 Official, mostly using the Mozilla
Joseph> Firefox 0.8 browser.
I don't know about any setting in Mozilla that causes it to cache DNS
information internally, but I haven't looked too hard.
I always run a local caching name server. It doesn't have to be BIND.
I have been very happy with dnsmasq for at least a year.
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