[CentOS] Slow CentOS VM when running off the network

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 18:10:07 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-06-16 at 13:50 -0400, Alfred von Campe wrote:
> I have a CentOS 5.3 VM running under VMware on a WIndows XP laptop.   
> Everything works fine when connected to the network.  However,  
> removed from the network, most everything in the CentOS VM takes  
> minutes to complete.  For instance, starting a new Terminal window  
> takes over 3 minutes.  I did an strace, and there are a couple of  
> long waits when trying to open a socket (/tmp/.ICE-unix/XXXXX for  
> instance).
cat /etc/hosts
# Do not remove the following line, or various programs
# that require network functionality will fail.
::1     localhost.localdomain   localhost


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