bind 9(.2.4) on solaris 10

tsar.peter at tsar.peter at
Wed Jun 7 11:03:25 UTC 2006

Alex Stade wrote:
> Hello,
> I am having a problem running Sun's bundled named(1M), which I
> understand is version 9.2.4. A few google searches suggests that this
> version is susceptible to a bug in where some ipv6 logic is invoked,
> imposing a ~2s delay in non-cached lookups. Apparently this version
> lacks the "-4" option, which would allow me to disable the ipv6 code at
> run-time.
> Does anybody out there know how to work around this issue? I would
> prefer to use the bundled version if possible.
> Thanks in advance!
> -Alex

Install current version of bind and use '-4'  

9.2.4 is quite old

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