[Pdns-users] powerdns segfaulting?

Daniel Greene - (mt) Media Temple daniel at mediatemple.net
Thu Jul 31 22:06:27 UTC 2008

> Daniel - do you run a lot of pdns_control commands?

once a minute continuously on every node in the cluster, actually. I can disable that for the time being. Is there any information I can begin to gather or anything else I can do to help?

Daniel Greene
Systems Engineer
(mt) Media Temple, Inc
877 578.4000 x515

----- Original Message -----
From: "bert hubert" <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl>
To: "Daniel Greene - (mt) Media Temple" <daniel at mediatemple.net>
Cc: pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 2:54:52 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
Subject: Re: [Pdns-users] powerdns segfaulting?

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 09:29:27AM -0700, Daniel Greene - (mt) Media Temple wrote:

> Very strange.. we just had one of our 3-node pdns clusters go down, each
> box with a different issue. One had segfaulted, one had hung on a FUTEX
> call (from strace, though there was a bit of a rush to get the cluster
> back so I was unable to look further at the time), and the process had
> simply vanished on the third.

Daniel - do you run a lot of pdns_control commands?

I've recently discovered an issue with a race condition within pdns_control
that might cause issues like these. 


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