[Pdns-users] newbie pdns crashing on startup

Ask Bjørn Hansen ask at develooper.com
Tue Mar 17 03:28:22 UTC 2009

On Mar 16, 2009, at 14:43, Dave Corsello wrote:

> And that's it.  I never get the message, "Done launching threads,  
> ready to distribute questions", and pdns never actually launches.   
> Please let me know what information I should share with you all that  
> would help you to understand what's going on here.  Thanks in  
> advance for your assistance.

Sometimes in situations like this it can be helpful to run strace (or  
your platforms equivalent).  On linux something like:

strace -o /tmp/pdns.trace -f /usr/bin/pdns

will generate list of system calls in /tmp/pdns.trace -- it might give  
a hint as to what the process gets stuck on.

  - ask

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