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10.3.7 update slows browsing

Venkatraman Kandaswamy
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Joined: Jul 07, 2004
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I clicked on my bookmark for javaranch and it took a full 20 seconds before the dns got resolved and javaranch page showed in safari. But after that the subsequent clicks are at normal pace. Somewhere I read this update has a new version of lookupd and is expected to browse faster.

I am on wireless as my ethernet port is broken and so cannot test on ethernet.

Anyone having similar experiences?

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Bear Bibeault
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Nope. Don't notice any difference one way or the other.

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Ben Poole
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Nothing here either, sorry!
Simon Brown
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My DNS lookups are slower, but they do now work. 10.3.6 had some weird problem where I would get host not found the first time I visited a domain. This seems to have been fixed, but I do see the slowness at times.
Venkatraman Kandaswamy
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You are right. 10.3.6 had that double dip dns issue. To fix that I had entered some dns servers in my network configuration.

After 10.3.7, yesterday I removed the dns servers from my configuration and now sites load pretty fast. So far I have not experienced any double dip dns problems. Now I can also happily join the legions of 10.3.7ers who seem to be enjoying a snappier system !!

**and hugs his ibook**
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