Re: [Nolug] Insane CPU Usage in DJB's DNS and daemontools

From: Scott Harney <>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 08:56:40 -0500
Message-ID: <20020528085640.A1522@attitude.local.lan>

Sorry about no answer sooner.

No djbdns doesn't do this on my box though I'm using FreeBSD for this.
I have multiple tinydns and dnscache instances running for internal
and external serving.

On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 02:20:28PM -0500, Peter Kahle wrote:
> Hey,
> I mentioned to some of you last night that I had a firewall box (P1-133)
> that was running about 50% system processor usage. Well I went digging
> and figure out that it was either Dan Bernstein's djbdns (intalled using
> the debian installer package) or the daemontools package that it relies
> on (also from the debian installer). When I stopped those two processes,
> my system CPU usage dropped down into the single digits. (around 3.5-4%)
> Doesn't matter much, because I'd never gotten around to switching my DNS
> from Bind, and now I don't suppose I will.
> One question though, Scott, I know you, and maybe some others, were
> using JDB's DNS. It's not affecting your system CPU usage much?
> Thanks,
> P
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