What causes "balancing pool" messages ?

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at isc.org
Thu Jan 10 20:34:30 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 02:25:05PM -0600, Nomad wrote:
> Am I misuderstanding something ... are you saying that while the servers are
> balancing pools, they're not responding to DHCP requests?

The DHCP software is not currentl threaded or fork-managed or anything
like that.  No parallelism.  With some exceptions (like ICMP echo
requests), the server only does one thing at a time.

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