[Dnssec-trigger] Feature request: Restart unbound

Paul Wouters paul at cypherpunks.ca
Mon Jul 2 00:34:59 UTC 2012

On Fri, 29 Jun 2012, Olafur Gudmundsson wrote:

>>> For some reason unbound crashes upon occasion (looking for the source
>>> of that problem by reading logs).
>>> It would be nice if DNSSEC-trigger detects that unbound has
>>> crashed/gone unresponsive and attempts to restart it.
>> On what OS? On Fedora 16/17, systemd should restart it, though it will
>> have lost the dnssec-trigger configuration, and I'm not sure the trigger
>> can detect unbound restarted easilly/cheaply/continiously.
>> Paul
> In my case: Win-7, DD-WRT, Open-WRT

My bet is that on the WRTs, unbound is crashing because it is running
out of memory. You could change the init script to be something like:

 	while true
 		unbound -d -c /etc/unbound.conf

I'd login and run this in a shell to confirm:

 	while true; do cat /proc/meminfo; sleep 30; done


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