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Old 07-24-01, 12:48 PM
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Why are the pages taking so long to load?

With the old software the pages would come right up but with the new software it takes a couple of minutes for each page to load!!! Whats up with that? Is anyone else having this problem?
Old 07-24-01, 01:15 PM
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Can you post a traceroute & what browser/os you're using
Old 07-24-01, 01:18 PM
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I am having the same problem. It started around the begining of this month. Its really painful to wait and
wait for the pages. So much so that I only click on the most inviting posts these days. Hope somebody
is doing something about it or has a solution for it.

I'm using Netscape 4.7/ Windows '95.

Here is a traceroute :

Tracing route to www.dvdtalk.com [216.167.93.69]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 1 ms 1 ms 1 ms 208.253.196.193
2 17 ms 17 ms 17 ms 295.Serial1-1.GW6.SCL1.ALTER.NET [157.130.195.41
]
3 17 ms 16 ms 16 ms 168.at-6-0-0.XR4.SCL1.ALTER.NET [152.63.52.62]
4 16 ms 17 ms 20 ms 295.at-6-0-0.TR4.SCL1.ALTER.NET [152.63.48.142]

5 95 ms 97 ms 96 ms 107.at-5-1-0.TR2.DCA6.ALTER.NET [146.188.140.197
]
6 96 ms 97 ms 110 ms 286.at-4-0-0.XR2.TCO1.ALTER.NET [152.63.34.41]
7 89 ms 89 ms 89 ms 192.ATM6-0.GW9.TCO1.ALTER.NET [152.63.38.17]
8 99 ms 98 ms 99 ms verio-gw.customer.alter.net [157.130.49.214]
9 98 ms 98 ms 99 ms 216.167.88.100
10 98 ms 98 ms 98 ms 216.167.88.133
11 163 ms 134 ms 166 ms www.dvdtalk.com [216.167.93.69]

Trace complete.

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Old 07-24-01, 01:18 PM
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On the other hand, pages seem to be loading even faster than normal for me.
Old 07-24-01, 05:23 PM
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My god this sucks!!! It took me 3 minutes just to get to the page to post my reply....

I have NT4.0 IE 5.5 with no updates..

How do you do a traceroute?
Old 07-24-01, 06:45 PM
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Yeah, it sounds like your problems are outside of DVDTalk. I have no probs from home or the office.
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yep.. Im in here roughly 25 hours a day
and it has definitly been much faster over the last few weeks
Old 07-24-01, 10:33 PM
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Just so you know, with Netscape (on the Mac anyway, I'm not sure if it's the same on the PC), page load times start increasing rapidly the more nested tables you have. It takes a long time for Netscape to render the complex table structure.

With the new software version, thread pages now cause my Mac to pause for a few seconds while it renders the tables, whereas before the pages would start loading near immediately.
Old 07-24-01, 10:38 PM
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Originally posted by Todd B.
Just so you know, with Netscape (on the Mac anyway, I'm not sure if it's the same on the PC), page load times start increasing rapidly the more nested tables you have. It takes a long time for Netscape to render the complex table structure.
It's the same. With the new forum software and Netscape, the CPU is getting a real workout!
Old 07-25-01, 05:17 AM
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I should note that it's Netscape 4.x's table rendering code which sucks. The Gecko rendering engine in Netscape 6 is supposedly a lot faster.
Old 07-25-01, 11:08 AM
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I don't understand this "traceroute" you speak of - I'm just a caveman. But I do know that the pages have been taking a lot lnger to load on my MS Internet Explorer browser in Windows NT.

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