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

Kuhtz, Christian christian.kuhtz at
Mon Jan 13 02:10:13 UTC 2003

And specify -n number_of_processors on launch.

-----Original Message-----
From: Danny Mayer [mailto:mayer at]
Sent: Sunday, January 12, 2003 1:38 PM
To: David Botham; comp-protocols-dns-bind at
Subject: RE: named taking up 100% resource on only 1 cpu on a multi cpu

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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