Lib/OS Issue

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Sun Sep 10 23:01:20 UTC 2006


> I have two different servers running two different versions of the BIND 9
> software and the newest code using the newest library seems to have an
> issue.  When the server is first started, the first request will
> sometime take almost 5000 msecs to get a response.  On the older server
> and library, the response times consistent and under 1600 msecs at worst.
> 
> I realize that subsequent requests are cached, however since there might
> be an issue, I wanted to make sure I reported it since I can duplicate
> the issue reliably.
> 
> The Older Servers:
> ------------------
> >From inside our network
> < 1600 msec dig on www.yahoo.com
> < 0800 msec dig on www.yuppie.org
> < 0600 msec dig on www.test.com
> 
> >From edge of our network
> < 0800 msec dig on www.yahoo.com
> < 0600 msec dig on www.yuppie.org
> < 0300 msec dig on www.test.com
> 
> The four well functioning Debian servers are running core :
> 
> Linux ns0001.public.unt.edu 2.4.26-1-386 #1 Thu Jul 22 12:46:23 JST 2004
> i686 GNU/Linux
> 
> and has library:
> 
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root      25 Jan 18  2005 /usr/lib/libdns.so.11 ->
> /usr/lib/libdns.so.11.1.3
> -r-xr-xr-x  1 root sys  1246960 Apr  7 14:25 /usr/lib/libdns.so.11.1.3
> 
> 
> The Newer Servers:
> ------------------
> >From inside our network
> < 4600 msec dig on www.yahoo.com
> < 2800 msec dig on www.yuppie.org
> < 2600 msec dig on www.test.com
> 
> >From edge of our network
> < 4200 msec dig on www.yahoo.com
> < 2200 msec dig on www.yuppie.org
> < 2100 msec dig on www.test.com
> 
> 
> The eight poorly functioning Debian servers are running core :
> 
> Linux ddns0002.public.unt.edu 2.6.8-2-386 #1 Tue Aug 16 12:46:35 UTC
> 2005 i686 GNU/Linux
> 
> and has library:
> 
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root      16 2006-09-04 17:58 /usr/lib/libdns.so.16
> -> libdns.so.16.0.0
> -r-xr-xr-x  1 root sys  1038664 2006-09-04 18:03
> /usr/lib/libdns.so.16.0.0
> 
> 
> If anyone needs or wants further information, please let me know.
> 
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	Firstly which BIND versions do these correspond too?
	Secondly what level of IPv6 support do you have on the
	two boxes?
	Thirdly what firewalls are in the way?
	
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