[Pdns-users] FreeBSD performance fixes for the recursor

Max Clark max.clark at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 22:38:22 UTC 2006


I did read this right - FreeBSD is now just as fast as a Linux
installation with PowerDNS?



On 3/18/06, bert hubert <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl> wrote:
> Those of you using the PowerDNS recursor under FreeBSD may be interested in
> the first post-2.9.20 snapshot available on:
> http://svn.powerdns.com/snapshots/591/pdns-2.9.21-svn.20060317.591.tar.gz
> In tests it is around 3 times faster than the 2.9.20 released and fully
> capable of continuously serving 3000 real life queries per second on 2GHz
> x86 hardware. The performance is now equal to that on Linux.
> Many thanks are due to Jason Evans of FreeBSD for his help determining the
> cause of the slowness, and suggesting a fix:
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-hackers/2006-March/015768.html
> (and onwards)
> Let me know if it works for you!
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 Max Clark

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