no response from nsd 2.3.4 with more than 12 server processes

dr. W.C.A. Wijngaards wouter at
Fri Jun 2 12:18:35 UTC 2006

Arnt Gulbrandsen wrote:
> Are any other processes listening on the same port, according to netstat?
> The kernel will wake one of the waiting processes. If that one process 
> isn't one of the waiting nsd processes, the packet may never be read.

No. Apart from testing using some random port > 10000, netstat shows no
others for it. I think it is the number of processes with a select() on
the port that causes it. It reliable succeeds with num=9, it reliable
fails with num=10.


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