round robin

Simon Waters Simon at
Thu Feb 14 11:16:28 UTC 2002

Barry Margolin wrote:
> Linux apparently doesn't have a local cache, so it goes out to the
> nameserver every time.

Linux is a kernel ;)

GNU/Linux seems to have recently acquired a nscd, certainly SuSe
7.2 includes one in the glibc rpm, I haven't had to delve into
it's innards yet, so not sure how much it tries to cache, or
what it doesn't do ;)

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