[nsd-users] memory leak in 4.0.x

Anand Buddhdev anandb at ripe.net
Tue Aug 5 09:56:25 UTC 2014

On 05/08/2014 10:57, Will Pressly wrote:

Hi Will,

> yeah. I capture stats every minute as well -- which profoundly aggravates
> the problem. Anything that forks -- nsd-control [reconfig|reload|stats],
> etc will trip on this.
> have you confirmed that you have an affected kernel? I can send you the
> test program we used to spot the issue, if you like...

We're running on CentOS 6, with kernel 2.6.32, but with RedHat's patches
and backports, so it's not possible to say whether or not we have an
affected kernel.

However, I have seen the test program, and I am going to try it out to
confirm if we're affected by the same bug.



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