DNS slow response

Adam Tkac atkac at redhat.com
Wed Oct 24 10:35:10 UTC 2007

On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 01:11:41AM -0000, John Bourke wrote:
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> Hello,
> We are ahving difficultly with intermittant slow resposne from our DNS
> server.  The slow response seems to occur during an initial DNS server
> lookup of a domain name, where as a the response time for a cached look up
> does not show slow response times.
> The problem seems to occur due to a timeout, but I cannot identify why the
> timeout occurs, as I cannot see the corresponding outgoing packet.

As Mark told this is already known problem. You should fill a bug in
Red Hat bugzilla about this issue and patch will be backported.


Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.

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