• Subject: Re: FTP connect
  • From: "M. Lazarus" <mlazarus@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 06 Jan 2001 20:55:49 -0500

Leif,

At 1/4/01 11:11 PM -0600, you wrote:
>Mark, I am using a numeric IP address.
>My HOST file does contain the correct IP address and system name
>on the PC that has the 30-second delay.
>
>On the PC that has no delay the HOST file contains an irrelevant
>old IP address that doesn't point to a valid system anymore,
>yet FTP connect is instantaneous.
>
>I'm al;most tempted to put garbage in the host file for the slow PC.,,


  I'm grasping at straws, but can the incorrect address be cached somewhere 
(maybe in a router) and it's taking a while to time and try the real address?

  -mark

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