dnsperf and BIND memory consumption

Dmitry Rybin kirgudu at corbina.net
Fri Dec 12 09:35:43 UTC 2008

JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 wrote:
> At Thu, 11 Dec 2008 11:25:42 +0300,
> Dmitry Rybin <kirgudu at corbina.net> wrote:
>> OK. I just make bind from src with ./configure --enable-threads & gcc
>> option -static.
>> file /usr/local/sbin/named-test
>> /usr/local/sbin/named-test: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1
>> (FreeBSD), for FreeBSD 7.1 (701100), statically linked, FreeBSD-style,
>> not stripped
> please let me check some points:
> 1. you used 9.5.1rc1 without any patch, right?
> 2. did you try 'rndc stop' at some point?  If so, did named stop
>    cleanly or did it abort itself?
> 3. were you periodically reloading the server during the test?  I'm
>    not sure if this is coincidence but the self-abort happened while
>    reload operation in your both cases.
> 4. if the answer to question#2 is yes, is it possible to not reload
>    the server and see if it changes anything?
> 5. is it possible to install (if not yet) libxml2 port to your system
>    and enable statistics-channels?  then you can see more detailed
>    information about how named uses memory.

1. Yes.
  --enable-threads and static linking.
2. Cleanly
3. No. Then reloading result is the same.
5. Yes. Building named with libxml2 done. Say me private your's IP to
make access to it.

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