Bind9 Problem: isc_mutex_init

jesk jesk at
Wed Nov 17 11:58:21 UTC 2004

> On Fri, 2004-11-12 at 11:25, jesk wrote:
>> Hi,
>> i have freebsd 5.3-release with the base bind 9.3 (chrooted). It allows
>> recursive queries. After few hours running, the server answers to every
>> query with SERVFAIL. Few minutes before, in the logs is this:
>> named: isc_mutex_init failed in new_adbfind()
>> After /etc/rc.d/named restart it's working fine for a couple of hours...
>> What could cause this problem?
> Try turning off threading. On another list, there has been an indication
> that the threads library has problems.
> --
> G. Roderick Singleton <gerry at>
> PATH tech

The problem is still existing. I tried to run the bind with the old libc_r 
thread libary but this didnt helped.
The logmessage i have written about didnt come again and so there is no 
context between the resolving problem and the message.
I dont know whats the blame for this.

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