Bind 9 becomes unresponsive
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Wed Jun 8 23:44:55 UTC 2005
> I just upgraded our bind 8 configuration to bind 9.3.1. Bind will stop
> answering quieries with the following error in syslog:
> named: [ID 866145 daemon.crit] mem.c:1607:
> INSIST(mpctx->allocated > 0) failed
> This is running on a Solaris 9 server that is way beefier than what
> should be needed for DNS. It's a Sunfire V240, 8G of ram, dual
> processor machine. I have bind running in a chrooted environment, and
> I built it with gcc version 3.4.1. I have run named-checkconf against
> my named.conf, which resulted in no errors. I have also run
> named-checkzone against my zones and again it resulted in no errors.
> The server will stop responding at random times, and initially seems to
> perform normally.
> Any ideas?
There was a attempt to return more objects to the pool than
had been allocated.
Errors like this should be reported to bind9-bugs at isc.org
along with a stack backtrace, compiler used (including version)
options used to compile named, location where the executable
and core dump can be fetched from and anything else you feel
Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: Mark_Andrews at isc.org
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