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Re: F11 firefox with proxy still sends host name lookups



On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 10:33:00 -0700,
  Patrick Mansfield <patman aracnet com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 05:06:56PM -0700, Patrick Mansfield wrote:
> > Hi -
> > 
> > With a proxy enabled in firefox for all procotols, I still see domain name
> > queries on my system while (only) browsing. This did not happen with
> > Fedora 9 and firefox (not sure what version of firefox is in F9).
> 
> This must be the firefox DNS prefetching, there is this firefox bug:
> 
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=488162
> 
> But, I don't have a network.dns.disablePrefetch in about:config, nor
> anything similar!

You can add a new boolean variable with this name. Whether or not it will
have any affect in versions of firefox shipped in Fedora is another question.


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