[lug] ipchains -L hangs
Timothy C. Klein
teece at hypermall.net
Tue Dec 12 20:32:17 MST 2000
You're not filtering out DNS are you? Or ICMP packets coming back in or
something? On my machine, ipchains -L is always a little slow, as it looks
up IP addresses, turning them into domain names.
Try ipchains -L -n and see if it is faster, if so you know it is the DNS
lookup delaying things.
On Tuesday 12 December 2000 18:59, you 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?
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