my startup page is just /home/dg directory listing.
I've a suspicion that its something to do with /etc/hosts or similar file that i used
to configure the home network.
"Brady, Padraig" <Padraig.Brady at compaq.com> wrote:
>> Not too sure, as I've never seen this.
> Maybe your startup page is set to something
> that requires external access, and when netscape
> tries to connect to the proxy/actual site it's
> timing out? I.E. dialup isn't happening automatically
> because of invalid config elsewhere in your
> Linux setup?
>> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dermot Gorman [mailto:dermot.gorman at eircom.net]
> > Sent: 13 September 2000 15:02
> > To: ilug at linux.ie> >
> > Hi, just wondering if anyone has seen this problem before.
> > I'm running a stand alone redhat 6.1 pc at home which is occasionally
> > connected to the net via dial up and very occasionally
> > connected to another
> > linux home pc. The problem is that when netscape (4.72) is fired
> > up it insists on stalling or freezing for about 2 -3 minutes
> > after which it is
> > perfectly usable. This is a fairly recent redhat install (2
> > months ago) which
> > worked fine and did not show this problem until recently. Is
> > netscape trying
> > to look up eircoms DNS's while offline or is it a
> > misconfiguration in one of
> > the /etc files?
> > any help appreciated,
> > Dermot
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