gnome (almost hanging, but not quite)....
- From: jg pa dec com (Jim Gettys)
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Cc: sopwith redhat com
- Subject: gnome (almost hanging, but not quite)....
- Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 08:45:10 -0700
I finally figured out how to get my ethernet card to behave when I move
my laptop from work to home.
This causes the ethernet address of the ethernet controller to change...
After doing this, trying to start a new gnome-terminal would take a LONG
time (several minutes); similarly, a log out operation was taking forever.
Interestingly, gnome-terminal would start, but after a delay (measured
Killing gnome-session manually and logging back in clears the problem.
This smells like a TCP timeout, induced by the address/nameserver
reconfiguration caused by the change of location and dhcp reassignment.
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