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SubjectRe: proc delays
System Development wrote:
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> I have noticed that several of the network status tools will hang in mid
> report. For instance, route will often pause during its table printout.
> ipfwadm -M -l or ipfwadm -F -l will do the same. The pauses are either
> temporary or indefinite. They occur at random times in the printout.
> There are no error messages from the console or syslog. Whats going on???

They're looking up hostnames. Try the -n switch to route or ipfwadm--It
doesn't resolve hostnames and it will dump the IP's. Or add
commonly-used IPs to /etc/hosts, since that has priority over the DNS
lookup.

-Andy.


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