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

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 1999 21:01:50 +0200

Radu Greab wrote:

> 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.

Thanks, this did the trick. Will shortly upgrade to RH 6.1 where this
problem supposedly is fixed along with a couple of other glibc leaks..

Henrik Nordstrom
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Mon Oct 04 1999 - 13:18:25 MDT

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