Comcast DNS (via CGA in a VGA World.)

DNS resolution sequence.
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Latency is one reason that I like DSL instead of Cable. I have never had cable personally. You can understand the differences between DSL and Cable here.

In case anyone hasn’t figured it out yet, comcast does really horrible stuff with DNS. What finally broke the camels back was that instead of returning DNS errors, comcast started returning pages with redirects to their search page. This meant any time comcast couldn’t find something or it took too long they would redirect you. The problem is that if you’re, say, trying to resolve your buddy in japan, comcast will send you to the searchlight page … Read More

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