[dns-operations] Bind 9.8.0 intermittent problem with non-recursive responses

Tory M Blue tmblue at gmail.com
Fri May 20 03:16:50 UTC 2011

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Evan Hunt <each at isc.org> wrote:
>> Odds are good this is a software bug in BIND.
> I can absolutely confirm that this is a bug in BIND 9; we're aware of
> it and have been trying to reproduce it for some time.  Unfortunately
> it seems to be triggered by some environmental condition we haven't
> identified yet--the bug has never once turned up on any of our servers.
> The reason for this will probably seem head-deskingly obvious once
> we've figured out what it is.
> One of the people who reported the problem is able to get the bug
> to occur reliably on his system; with his help we've been able to
> narrow the general area of code that has the bug in it.  I hope to
> have a fix soon, before 9.8.1 ships (but after 9.8.1b1, which is
> already in the pipeline).

This excites me I've been troubleshooting the same issue for quite
sometime and was thinking it was the LB in front of the dns servers or

Never could reproduce but we see it a few times a day.

Thanks looking forward to the release


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