named gets swapped in and out

phn at phn at
Sat Jan 11 19:05:00 UTC 2003

Ignacio <engineering at> wrote:

> Hello.

> Our primary DNS (bind v 9) gets swapped in and out after a time.  When
> I restart it, named begins well with 20MB of memory (the  amount of
> resident memory of the process), until it reaches 90MB and it gets
> swapped.  Then some clients can't make queries.

> What could be the problem?  It could be hardware or some wrong bind
> configuration?  Shuld I change max recursive-clients, max-cache-size
> or something like this?

The problem is that you are lacking memory. Buy more. Memory=20
needs will grow after start until a balance between questions=20
asked by clients and the lifetime of cached data.

> Our system is:
> --------------
> Pentium II - 333 MHz
> 93MB Ram
> FreeBSD 4.5

> Thanks in advance.

> Ignacio.

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