bind9 chaotic freeze problem?

Barry Margolin barmar at
Sun Jan 14 18:48:55 UTC 2007

In article <eoc9pd$4q3$1 at>, Mike <mikee at> wrote:

> Fedora Core 5
> kernel-smp-2.6.18-1.2239.fc5
> bind-utils-9.3.3-0.2.rc2.fc5
> bind-libs-9.3.3-0.2.rc2.fc5
> bind-chroot-9.3.3-0.2.rc2.fc5
> At some chaotic interval my box will hang to the extent
> that I cannot even 'ls -l /tmp' (may not pertain to anything).
> I cannot 'shutdown -fr now' the box until I kill named. Once
> I restart the box things are ok until the next time this happens.
> I am running 'top' and do not see named spinning. I am going to
> cause named to do more logging (named -d 3?) to see what's going
> on. Any suggestions to what might be causing the problems?
> Mike

Sounds more like some kind of disk problem than a named problem.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
*** PLEASE post questions in newsgroups, not directly to me ***
*** PLEASE don't copy me on replies, I'll read them in the group ***

More information about the bind-users mailing list