restructuring/redesigning BIND (was Re: 9.2.5 db causes high cpu?)

Brad Knowles brad at
Tue Feb 22 22:02:25 UTC 2005

At 3:34 PM -0600 2005-02-22, Chan Wilson wrote:

>  Well.... yeah, ok.  But I still think it takes too long to load zone
>  files and answer queries.  The fact that named blocks completely until
>  all zones are loaded is annoying.

	That's BIND-8.  BIND-9, at least with threading enabled, will 
start answering queries immediately on startup.  I consider this to 
be one of the many advantages that BIND-9 has over BIND-8.

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