[erlang-questions] erl REALLY slow to startup

Andrew Arrow oneone@REDACTED
Tue Nov 27 15:10:51 CET 2007

that was it!  thanks.  I had a bad hostname in /etc/hostconfig.
I changed it to localhost and now erl starts up quick.

On Nov 26, 2007 10:57 PM
> This reminds me of problems I used to have with (non erlang) software that
> would perform dns queries at start.
> sometimes connecting to a machine would cause big delays, because it would
> wait for dnd replies that never came.
> Ive had it with misconfigured hostnames, and misconfigured dns.
> if you take your net interface down (or remove your dns servers) does it
> still take a long time to start?

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