Cathy Almond cathya at
Tue Jun 28 10:41:49 UTC 2011

On 27/06/11 19:46, Paul Vixie wrote:
>> Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 20:38:26 +0200
>> From: Zenon Panoussis <oracle at>
>>> 25-Jun-2011 22:50:15.762 general: name.c:2111: REQUIRE(suffixlabels > 0) failed
>>> 25-Jun-2011 22:50:15.762 general: exiting (due to assertion failure)
>> I traced the running server and caught one of these crashes. For all I
>> stare at it, I can't see anything wrong or out of the ordinary. Nor is
>> there anything wrong with the zone that was being queried.  I put the
>> trace at in case
>> anyone would like to take a look at it.
> can you provide a stack trace (so, build with -g, get into gdb and say
> "where" after you have a named.core file), and knowledge of your running
> config (authority? recursive? dnssec? dlv? rpz?) and version and
> topology (just internal clients, or open recursive?)

I checked for any known or recent problems or reports of asserts from
name.c like this - I found none.  I wonder if it's something that's
being caused by the sdb back-end?

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