Re: dnsserver / redirector "memory leak" with Linux SMP

From: Radu Greab <>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 10:57:38 +0300 (EEST)

Henrik Nordstrom writes:
> I had servere problems with dnsserver on Linux.

Probably due to the fact that gethostbyname leaks memory in RedHat
6.0 with glibc 2.1.1. The quick fix is to delete nisplus service from
hosts entry in /etc/nsswitch.conf. In my tests dnsserver memory use
remained stable after I made the above change.


Radu Greab
Received on Fri Oct 01 1999 - 02:14:07 MDT

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