Slow DNS and reloading

William F. Maton wmaton at ryouko.dgim.crc.ca
Thu Apr 18 16:25:55 UTC 2002


On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:

> I just tried `ctlinnd reload incoming.conf` and it just sat there.  I
> thought innd had crashed at first, but it hadn't.  It just wasn't
> responding.
>
> Attaching with gdb I realized that it was waiting for some DNS lookups to
> timeout.  (I guess I should prune my incoming.conf, eh?)  A couple minutes
> later everything returned to normal.

I have have seen some "stalls" with the same command, but then that could be
that I just have a busy server.

wfms



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