Post by Tim Whi » Mon, 23 Feb 1998 04:00:00

>Netstat -ir
>sometimes hangs after the first line and I can't ping my fully qualified
>domainname (though I can always ping my IP address, and I can always ping both
>via a modem)...

  Sounds like you have DNS problems. Add the '-n' option to netstat and it will
 not resolve ip to names for active connections. The pause in 'netstat' is the
 wait for  handling reverse DNS lookups..

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