Re: DNS unknown error: squid2.2 STABLE5

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 1999 15:04:04 +0200

lavender wrote:

> Sep 29 10:49:47 morgoth squid[4678]: ipcache_nbgethostbyname:
> '' PENDING for 3614 seconds, aborting
> Sep 29 10:49:47 morgoth squid[4678]: ipcacheChangeKey: from
> '' to '1/'
> Sep 29 10:49:47 morgoth squid[4678]: commConnectDnsHandle: Bad
> dns_error_message

The last message is a soft bug, and can be ignored. If Squid internally
times out a DNS lookup then this warning message will be shown in

> on the client side, the error generated by squid was that the
> cache could not resolve the given URL name.

Correct, except that it should include an error message saying that the
DNS lookup timed out.

> Anybody else facing the same prob on Linux Mandrake w/ kernel 2.2.x

This looks like a generic Squid cosmetic bug, not specific to any
platform. It does not have any impact on the operation besides omitting
some information from the generated error message.

Henrik Nordstrom
Sparet time Squid hacker
Received on Fri Oct 01 1999 - 12:48:08 MDT

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