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Re: NetworkManager instead of Wicd in ‘%desktop-services’?

From: Maxim Cournoyer
Subject: Re: NetworkManager instead of Wicd in ‘%desktop-services’?
Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 09:25:45 -0400
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Maxim Cournoyer <address@hidden> skribis:
>> I've noticed the same (lack of DNS resolution) following a reboot for
>> some minutes and was also wondering what was causing this. I'm using
>> wicd as part of the %desktop-services, so that specific problem is
>> probably not related to NetworkManager.
> Our default nscd config caches lookup failures for 20 seconds by default
> (see ‘nscd-cache’ in the manual.)  So if you look up a host before
> networking is up, and it fails, then there’s a window during which
> lookup will keep failing.
> I don’t know if that explains what you’re seeing.

It can take much longer than 20 s upon a reboot to have the name
resolution working again (more than 5 minutes), so that doesn't seem to
explain it by itself.

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