[nsd-users] NSD 4 / OS limitation problem?
pettai at nordu.net
Thu Jul 2 09:26:21 UTC 2015
On 02 Jul 2015, at 08:43 , Jeroen Massar <jeroen at massar.ch> wrote:
> On 2015-07-02 08:10, Fredrik Pettai wrote:
>> I recently tried to switch from nsd-3.2.19 -> nsd-4.1.3 on our largest DNS slave
>> $ grep -c zone: nsd.conf
>> But I stumbled upon a problem with NSD4. The log complains about memory allocation:
>> [2015-07-01 19:40:26.285] nsd: info: zone itsnat.se read with success
>> [2015-07-01 19:40:26.302] nsd: info: rehash of zone itsnat.se. with parameters 1 0 5 c393596e0fd9f7de
>> [2015-07-01 19:40:26.789] nsd: error: mmap(/var/nsd/nsd.db, size 1376910080) error Cannot allocate memory
>> [2015-07-01 19:40:26.846] nsd: error: did not get start signal from main
>> While I know that the database is much bigger in NSD4, this shouldn’t be a problem for a modern OS.
>> (OS is NetBSD 6_STABLE)
> 32 or 64 bit?
I forgot it was a 32-bit machine… time to upgrade.
> Also how much memory does the box have physically?
8 GB, but I could be that I hit the 32-bit limit.
Anyway, running nsd with database: “” solved it for now.
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