Description of problem:
Firefox (42.0-2.fc23) is very slow to start. Sometimes it takes a couple of minutes to start. When I disconnect the network and then start Firefox everything is ok.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Start Firefox a couple of times normally
Firefox is very slow to start
I have a very recent system (core i3-4330 with a Samsung 850 EVO SSD). Everything worked fine until some updates ago. I don't which update caused the problem.
See bug from https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1225183
for the exact same problem.
> When I disconnect the network and then start Firefox everything is ok.
That seems to be caused by slow/blocking DNS request or so. Please try another program when you see that in Firefox - I can reproduce it with mc too.
Thanks for the tip.
Do you mean it is some kind of problem with my DNS settings from my ISP and/or modem/router or do you mean I should tinker with the DNS setting in the Networkmanager (because those settings I have never touched)
It could be both. When DNS response is broken I see the same slow start on console application, like mc.
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