named taking up 100% resource on only 1 cpu on a multi cpu system

Danny Mayer mayer at
Sun Jan 12 18:37:58 UTC 2003

At 01:47 PM 1/10/03, David Botham wrote:

>I think that BIND 9 is muti-threaded and will use multiple procs.

You need to specify --enable-threads when you build it in order for it to
be multithreaded.


>Also, if your CPU is idle 80% of the time, is that to say that it is 0%
>utilized 80% of the time and 100% utilized 20% of the time, or, is it
>20% utilized 100% of the time?  Either way, try BIND 9.

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