[Pdns-users] PowerDNS hangs when used with recursor=

Michel Stol michel at powerdns.com
Sat May 15 12:59:07 UTC 2004


Are you running both the recursor and PowerDNS on the same port?
That would cause strange behaviour. You could specify port 5300
to the recursor in recursor.conf and then:

in your pdns.conf


- Michel Stol

> I've got an installation of PowerDNS where it runs with
> recursor=, and a recursor is listening on said address.
> After a while (2-7h), pdns_server stops responding to any query
> it receives. No error message in the logfile. Nothing solid to
> see when using strace.
> How could i debug this kind of problem? Running it under gdb
> seems quite difficult, since its a threaded application, and i
> have barely no clue on how to debug in gdb anyway.
> Could anyone tell me what information i should provide so that someone 
> with more knowledge than myself could debug this?
> Below is the configuration file iam using:
> daemon=no
> setuid=pdns
> setgid=pdns
> launch=gmysql
> webserver=no
> local-address=
> gmysql-socket=/var/run/symysql/symysql.sock
> gmysql-user=pdns-master
> gmysql-dbname=pdns
> gmysql-password=[cut]
> recursor=
> allow-recursion-override=yes
> lazy-recursion=yes
> master=on
> slave=on
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