Subject: Re: BIND9 very slow resolving external addresses
To: Amadeus Stevenson <>
From: Mipam <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/11/2004 18:11:51
On Fri, 10 Dec 2004, Amadeus Stevenson wrote:

> > I was about to mention that there is supposed to be a bug in recent bind
> > (what version I forgot) where ipv6 queries eat up time on systems where
> > ipv6 is not available. Check the bind list for details.
> I recompiled bind9 without ipv6 support and now it works much much
> better. (USE_IPV6=NO with netbsd pkgsrc)
> Thanks very much!
> Amadeus
> On a side note, I couldn't find a '-4' option to run named with.

Hmm, you can give the -4 option in the /etc/rc.conf.
I wonder, would running bind 9 on a machine without ipv6 and just the -4 
option be running slower than when you compiled bind without ipv6 support 
in it?