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JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 Jinmei_Tatuya at isc.org
Tue May 27 21:56:09 UTC 2008

At Tue, 27 May 2008 12:53:15 -0400,
John Wobus <jw354 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> If you can solve the problem with more memory, that could be your best
> solution.  I used max-cache-size for a while, but eventually discovered
> the cache was not actually growing indefinitely.  The problem was that 
> we
> needed just a bit more memory for the cache size to stabilize.  This
> was not at all evident from the memory-usage statistics we gathered
> before the memory upgrade.  But a modest memory upgrade indeed
> solved our problem.  I believe that using the max-cache-size also
> causes bind to spend more CPU on cache management.

Just FYI, BIND 9.5 should solve this problem.  I'd be interested in
whether it really works as designed and implemented for those who have
had problems regarding cache memory management.

JINMEI, Tatuya
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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