bind 9(.2.4) on solaris 10
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Thu Jun 8 00:38:50 UTC 2006
> In article <e62nbf$2trc$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
> Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews at isc.org> 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
> > You know there is a simple solution. Get IPv6 connectivity.
> It's a shame the simple solution isn't to get the latest version of BIND
> from your supplier. We also have Solaris 10 machines whose admins are
> not keen to run anything other than the bundled software. Is there
> anything ISC can do to persuade their supporters to upgrade?
The latest version won't help much as Solaris does not fully
implement the BSD socket API. sendto() and sendmsg() do not
return a error when there is no route to the destination.
Sun are aware of this and are working on it.
> Sam Wilson one of hostmaster at ed.ac.uk
> Infrastructure Services Division
> Computing Services, The University of Edinburgh
> Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Mark Andrews, ISC
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