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I have a virtualhost "myhost.local" configured in MAMP

My hosts file:       localhost       myhost.local broadcasthost
#::1            localhost 
fe80::1%lo0     localhost

It worked fine.

After I upgraded my OS to the latest version (Lion), something changed because now Firefox/Chrome take a few seconds to find the myhost.local domain. It's very annoying to develop in these conditions.

It only happens if the domain has not been visited after some seconds (cache?) - any ideas?

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It turns out that *.local domain was in conflict with Multicast DNS feature of Bonjour.

I changed my virtualhost name and it worked fine.

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thank you, it helped me too :) – Ibrahim Azhar Armar Apr 6 '12 at 6:44

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