[nsd-users] Repeated crashes of NSD, without a clear explanation
anandb at ripe.net
Tue Jan 7 06:11:56 UTC 2020
On 06/01/2020 22:39, Stephane Bortzmeyer via nsd-users wrote:
> For now one week, one machine has NSD crashing after a few hours of
> running, corrupting nsd.db.
> The log (verbosity 4) says:
> Jan 06 20:31:30 ada nsd: process 1975 exited with status 9
> Jan 06 20:31:30 ada nsd: [2020-01-06 19:31:30.892] nsd: error: process 1975 exited with status 9
> Jan 06 20:31:30 ada nsd: rmdir /tmp/nsd-xfr-1974 failed: Directory not empty
This suggests that an incoming XFR is triggering a bug. Have you saved
the contents of the nsd-xfr-1974 directory? If not, perhaps you can save
it the next time it happens. This may help the developers in figuring
out what causes the crash.
Also, is there any log above this, to indicate which zone it might be?
Note that there are several newer versions of NSD since 4.1.26, so this
bug may also have been fixed in a newer version. If you can upgrade, you
may want to do that.
Finally, the database mode is no longer recommended. Could you try
running your instance of NSD with:
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