bind-8.2.2-p5 goes catatonic

Dave Wreski dave at
Fri Mar 17 20:34:30 UTC 2000

> >When trying to resolve, it appears to timeout, and report
> >server failed.  Other domains that are not currently in the database
> >are capable of being resolved, as are other common domains such as
> >  After restarting named, it works fine.
> I had a slight variantion on this problem, and what worked for me, using
> FreeBSD 3.4-STABLE, was to tweak the sysctl knob of maxfiles to double
> the size.

How did you come to the conclusion that increasing maxfiles would even try
to fix the problem?  What gave you the indication that maxfiles was too


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