network resources

Kevin Colby kevinc at
Tue Dec 19 17:55:50 GMT 2000

Charles Crawford wrote:
> Kevin Colby wrote:
> > 
> > Red Hat systems will execute a reverse lookup on all tcp connection
> > attempts, and the connection will be held up pending this lookup or
> > a time-out.
> OK, this looks like what is happening, but that does not explain the
> Samba delays, or does it?

It does.  This is for any network connection, including any clients
Samba tries to service.  You mentioned that you were running WINS,
but do you run NT's Win-based DNS complement?  If so, you could
simply correct /etc/resolve.conf to point to it.  Or do you have the
clients listed in /etc/hosts?

	 - Kevin Colby
	   kevinc at

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