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 23:50:47
Christoph Kaegi wrote:
> Pentium4 2.4GHz / 512MB Ram / aic7899 SCSI / 2x36GB SCSI Disks
Should be fine you would think...
> Ugh, actually I misread the size of the zonefiles:
> They are 2x about 55MB thats about 110MB in total.
> Should still fit in memory though.
> AFAIK, rbldnsd has a somewhat optimized zonefile format.
> When converted to BIND format, a 55MB rbldns zonefile
> grows to 286MB.
> I guess, rbldnsd generates TXT records dynamicallly
> while BIND needs them in the zonefile.
I wonder if you've hit the max process size limits? Try "ulimit -a" for
sh/ksh or "limit" for csh to see what the maximum data size is.
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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