JBoss: Windows vs Linux and a Solaris boot issue

Mike Heath elcapo at gmail.com
Wed Mar 8 13:02:03 MST 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 20:01 -0700, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Here's one more thing to look at: DNS lookups.  I've been bitten by this
> before.  Linux may be hitting the name servers more often than Windows,
> and perhaps the delay occurs while you're waiting for a response.  So do
> whatever you can to eliminate possible delays caused by name service
> lookups.  Put all of the host names in /etc/hosts, tweak
> /etc/resolv.conf to point to a DNS cache, and as a last resort, connect
> by IP address rather than by name.

I would be surprised if this is the problem.  Java has its own internal
DNS caching system (which in and of itself can be a pain).  It's still
in the realm of possibilities but I would consider it unlikely.


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