Re: Help with DNS

From: miguel a.l. paraz <>
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 1997 22:08:09 +0800 (HKT)

On Sat, 20 Dec 1997, Andre Coetzee wrote:

> I am suffering from incredibly long timeouts for DNS lookups when I am
> disconnected from the internet.

try "named -r" to quit immediately if the name is not in one of the local

> It seems that named, unlike squid, only stores its cache in memory,
> and each time I restart the computer, it starts with a fresh cache.
> It seems not too far-fetched to imagine that someone must have patched
> a version of named to save the named memory cache to disk on shutdown,
> and re-read the contents on startup ??? Anyone know of such an
> implementation of bind?

You can ask BIND to dump the cache contents, but not to reload it...
probably isn't worth the effort.

miguel a.l. paraz	iphil communications, makati city, ph	+63-2-750-2288
Received on Sat Dec 20 1997 - 06:12:21 MST

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