[CentOS] firefox slow on 5.6

Mon Apr 11 13:31:13 UTC 2011
Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com>

Jerry Geis wrote:
> I have updated to 5.6 - GREAT job guys...
> when I do "host slashdot.org" for example it comes back immediately.
> when I enter slashdot.org on firefox it says "Looking up slashdot.org" 
> for a LONG time like 15 or 20 seconds
> before continuing.
> I have set network.dns.disableIPv6 true.
> Any idea why firefox is so slow?
> Jerry
Apparently directly editing the prefs.js was not good enough. I found 
again where about:config on the address line
gets me the settings, and sure enough ipv6 was not disabled. I disabled 
it and now its fast again.