[lug] ipchains -L hangs
stimits at idcomm.com
Tue Dec 12 19:23:54 MST 2000
Deva Samartha wrote:
> This command is at times _extremely_ ( 5 minutes and still thinking, after
> printing a couple of lines ) slow:
> ipchains -L forward -v --line-numbers
> whereas adding/deleting rules happens right away.
> there are 15 rules in the chain.
> what could be the problem for the slowness of the -L command?
My ppp0 input chain listed 86 rules in about 6 seconds. They displayed
in chunks, with pauses between chunks. I believe it is possible the
pauses were caused by attempting name lookup of a numeric ip that took a
brief moment. Possibly it is slowed when doing that?
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