At this time, our network engineers have resolved the latency issue with ns1.linode.com and ns2.linode.com. If you continue to see persistent problems with DNS response times to these servers, please contact the support department.
Posted Jun 21, 2015 - 00:26 UTC
We are experiencing increased latency for DNS requests directed at ns1.linode.com and ns2.linode.com. We have identified the issue, and our networking team is currently working to restore normal response times. Please open a support ticket if you need assistance.