bind-9.10.0-P2 memory leak?

Vinícius Ferrão ferrao at
Tue Sep 9 14:17:30 UTC 2014

I'm having the exactly same issue. Take a look at my post @ServerFault:

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On 09/09/2014, at 11:15, "Thomas Schulz" <schulz at> wrote:

>> Hello
>> I recently upgraded my authoritative nameservers to bind-9.10.0-P2 and 
>> after a while one of them ended up using all its swap and the named 
>> process got killed. The other servers are seeing similar behaviour, but 
>> I restarted named on all of them to postpone further crashes.
>> I am using rate-limiting as well DLZ with PostgreSQL. The server has two 
>> views. The operating system is FreeBSD 8.4.
>> My configuration:
>> Log of the memory usage:
>> As you can see, in less than a week, named has grown more than 900MB in 
>> size.
>> Is anyone else experiencing something similar?
>> If I need to provide more information, I will be happy to do so.
>> -- 
>> Christian Laursen
> What version did you upgrade from? I am seeing bind 9.9.5 and 9.9.6
> grow without any evidence that it will ever stop. See my mail to this
> list with the subject "Re: Process size versus cache size." Mine is
> growing slower than yours, but it is now up to 548 MB.
> Tom Schulz
> Applied Dynamics Intl.
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