Subject: Re: Question on speeding up zone file access
To: Christoph Kaegi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 07/21/2004 21:27:59
Christoph Kaegi wrote:
> Hm, I didn't think of that. How can I find out,
> where all the disk access is coming from?
> (A question I wanted to solve for a long time!)
You could try something like "iostat -x wd0 1" to see if the disk
traffic is read or write (or both). Otherwise, you could try killing
off various processes until the traffic stops. Not very scientific
> I tried named once but it couldn't manage the zone files. I can't remember
> if it just died or if it took insanely long to start up...
Although I don't use named here on any large zones, I would have thought
that it should be able to easily handle 11MB of zone data. What sort of
machine and how much RAM?
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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