[Pdns-users] crashes in bind backend on rediscover

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Wed Aug 11 13:32:08 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 02:24:04PM +0100, Richard Poole wrote:
> We're seeing crashes in powerdns 2.9.22 when calling "pdns_control
> rediscover". We have a cron job that does this, currently twice an hour,
> and on average about once a day it results in a crash, looking like this
> in /var/log/messages:

This is a known issue, but it is usually very rare to hit it.

> We have about 640000 domains in total, with typically up to about 50

That is pretty good! This probably explains why you do see the problem.

> problems an average of twice a day with a non-negligible chance of losing
> both nameservers simultaneously and my boss is going to tell me to go

This is not good. We'll take a look to see if something can be done that at
least works around the problem.

I'll keep you posted.


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